Bassetlaw  Nottinghamshire


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

BASSETLAW, a wapentake in the N of Notts. It includes East Retford borough and fifty-four parishes; and is cut into the divisions of Hatfield, North Clay, and South Clay. Acres of Hatfield div., 116,806. Pop. in 1851, 24,621; in 1861, 26,093. Houses, 5,658. Acres of North Clay div., 45,714. Pop. in 1851, 10,367; in 1861, 10,183. Houses, 2,290. Acres of South Clay div., 40,314. Pop. in 1851, 8,806; in 1861, 8,072. Houses, 1,766.

Bassetlaw through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th August 2020

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