Place:


Eastwood  Nottinghamshire

 

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

EASTWOOD, a village and a parish in Basford district, Notts. The. village stands on the verge the county, adjacent to the Erewash river and canal, and the Erewash Valley railway, near Langley-Mill r. station, 9 miles NW by N of Nottingham; and has a post office‡ under Nottingham, and fairs on the first Monday of May and the Monday after 11 Oct. ...


The parish comprises 940 acres. Real property, £14, 126; of which £9, 326 are in mines. Pop., 1,860. Houses, 383. The property is much subdivided. Coal is very extensively worked, and contains many fossils. Stocking-making also is largely carried on. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £360. 8 Patron, J. I . Plumptre, Esq. The church is modern, and in the decorated English style. There is a Wesloyan chapel.

Eastwood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/765

Date accessed: 18th February 2019


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