Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BURTON-JOYCE

BURTON-JOYCE, a village in Basford district, and a parish in Basford and Southwell districts, Notts. The village stands on the river Trent, adjacent to the Midland railway, 5 miles NE by E of Nottingham; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Nottingham. The parish includes also the chapelry of Bulcote. Acres, 1,940. Real property, £3,076. Pop., 834. Houses, 177. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the families of successively Forz, Joaz, and Stapleton. A number of the inhabitants are stocking-makers. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Bulcote, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £145. Patron, the Earl of Chesterfield. The church is ancient but good; has a tower and spire; and contains a number of monuments. There are an Independent chapel of 1869, and a Wesleyan chapel.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Nottinghamshire AncC
Place: Burton Joyce

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