In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Mapperley like this:
Mapperley, dist., in N. of bor. of Nottingham, pop. 9165; P.O., and P.O. at Mapperley Plain, where is the Midland Observatory, founded 1853.
Additional information about this locality is available for Nottingham
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Mapperley, in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th May 2013
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