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John M Wilson - Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales

The Reverend John Marius Wilson edited a substantial description of the British Isles in several volumes published by A. Fullarton and Co., of London & Edinburgh. A companion to an earlier 1854-1857 Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland, from this 1870-1872 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales we do find interesting mention, small as it may be, and giving population figures noticeably dating from earlier 1861 census.

Sutton-in-Ashfield, a small town, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in Mansfield district, Notts. The town stands near the Nottingham and Mansfield railway, 3½ miles SW of Mansfield; is irregularly built; carries on cotton and thread-hosiery manufactures; publishes a weekly newspaper; and has a post-office under Mansfield, a railway. station, a fine church with lofty spire, restored and enlarged in 1868, four dissenting chapels, a large national school, a provision market every Saturday, and stock fairs on Easter Tuesday and on the second Tuesday of Oct. The township contains also Eastfield hamlet. Real property, £8,705; of which £150 are in gasworks. Pop., 6,483. Houses, 1,367. The manor belongs to the Duke of Portland.—The parish includes the township of Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, and comprises 6,040 acres. Pop., 7,643. Houses, 1,611. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £330. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire.—The sub-district includes also Skegby and Fulwood. Pop., 8,455. Houses, 1,768.


Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, a village and a township in Sutton-in-Ashfield parish, Notts. The village stands near the boundary with Derbyshire, 2¾ miles W by N of Sutton railway station, and 5 WSW of Mansfield; and has a post office under Alfreton.- The township comprises 800 acres. Real property, £2, 59 4. Pop., 1, 160. Houses, 244. There is an extensive colliery; and the manufacture of cotton hose is carried on. There is a Wesleyan chapel.


Fulwood, an extra-parochial tract in Mansfield district, Notts; 6½ miles SW of Mansfield. Pop., 7. House, 1.




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