Elksley  Nottinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Elksley like this:

ELKSLEY, a parish in East Retford district, Notts; on the river Poulter, 4½ miles SSW of Retford r. station. It has a post office under Retford. Acres, 2, 500. Real property, £2, 661. Pop., 362. Houses, 73. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £125. Patron, the Duke of Newcastle. The church is ancient and good; and has a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Elksley through time

Elksley is now part of Bassetlaw district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bassetlaw has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Elksley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Elksley, in Bassetlaw and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st July 2018

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