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Ratcliffe on Soar  Nottinghamshire

 

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

RATCLIFFE-UPON-SOAR, a parish in the district of Shardlow and county of Nottingham; on the Midland railway, and on the river Soar, adjacent to the confluencewith the Trent, at the boundary with Derbyshire, 1½mile N of Kegworth r. station, and 8¼ S W by S of Nottingham. Post-town, Kegworth, under Derby. ...


Acres, 970. Real property, £2,045. Pop., 165. Houses, 35. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Earl Howe. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £100. Patron, Earl Howe. The church is old, was repaired in 1859, and has a square tower with octagonal spire. There is a freeschool.

Ratcliffe on Soar through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7737

Date accessed: 06th June 2020


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