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"HOLME, a parish in Southwell district, Notts; on the river Trent, adjacent to the Great Northern railway, 3 miles N of Newark. Post town, Newark. Acres, 1,330. Real property, £1,912. Pop., 121. Houses, 26. The manor belongs to the Duke of Newcastle. Holme Hall was, in the middle of the 17th century, the residence of Lord Bellasis; and has, ever since then, been inhabited by the Wells family. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Langford, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £172. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is ancient; consists of nave, chancel, and S aisle, with a tower; contains several very ancient monuments, one to Lord Bellasis, and some to the Bartons; and has, over its porch, "Nan Scott's Chamber, " to which a woman of that name fled from the great plague."
[John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales." 1870-72]


Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 866
1861 R.G. 9 / 2474
1891 R.G. 12 / 2710
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Holme is both a parish and a village on the east bank of the River Trent. The parish lies 128 miles north of London and 3.5 miles north of Newark-on-Trent. The parish covers 1,128 acres.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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    Year  Inhabitants
1861 121
1871 107
1881 127
1891 100
1901 100
1911 94
1921 73
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