Mansfield, market town and par., Notts, on river Maun, 16 miles N. of Nottingham and 137 miles NW. of London by rail, 7252 ac., pop. 13,653; 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Thursday, From coins and other relics found here, Mansfield is supposed to have been a Roman station. It is surrounded by the vestiges of Sherwood Forest. Silk and cotton mills, iron foundries, engine works, brick and tile works, and breweries, %amp;etc., give employment to the inhabitants. The cattle markets and corn markets are important. [John BARTHOLOMEW's "Gazetteer of the British Isles ," 1887]
The parish was in the Mansfield sub-district of the Mansfield Registration District.
There was a census of Mansfield in 1831. To the web page author's knowledge this will only list the head of household and a table of others by sex and age brackets. Other household members are not listed by name.
The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Mansfield is a parish and former Market Town situated on the River Maun only 16 miles north of Nottingham city and 137 miles north of London. The town is surrounded by vestiges of Sherwood Forest. King's Mill is an area between Mansfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield which the Ashfield District Council is developing. There is a new hospital in this area and the district council has future plans for development.
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The railways still provide passenger service on the "Robin Hood Line" between Nottingham and Worksop.
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