Place:Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England

Alt namesDaybrooksource: village in parish
Killisicksource: village in parish
Redhillsource: village in parish
Woodthorpesource: village in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish, Urban district
Coordinates53.002°N 1.133°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBroxtowe Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
Gedling District, Nottinghamshire, Englandadministrative district in which it has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Arnold is a market town, and suburb of the city of Nottingham, in the English ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire. It is situated to the northeast of Nottingham's city boundary, and is in the local government district of Gedling Borough.

Since 1968 Arnold has had a market, and the town used to have numerous factories associated with the hosiery industry. Arnold's town centre is the largest in Gedling Borough (whose headquarters are located in the town) and the most important in the northeastern part of the Greater Nottingham conurbation. At the time of the 2011 UK census, Arnold had a population of 37,768.

Arnold was an ancient parish, a civil parish from sometime in the 19th century, and an urban district from 1894 until 1974. Areas within Arnold include Daybrook, Woodthorpe, Redhill and Killisick.

Arnold was a registration sub-district in Basford Registration District existed from 1837 till 1930 and contained a number of other towns and villages as well as Arnold itself.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Arnold from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"ARNOLD, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in the [registration] district of Basford, Notts. The village stands near Sherwood Forest, 2½ miles ENE of Bulwell [railway] station, and 5½ N by E of Nottingham. It has a post office‡ under Nottingham. Its inhabitants are employed chiefly in lace and stocking making. The parish includes also part of Daybrook hamlet and the seats of Arnold Grove and Sherwood Lodge. Acres: 4,570. Real property: £12,059. Population: 4,642. Houses: 971. The property is much sub-divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value: £310. Patron: the Duke of Devonshire. The church is later English, and has a tower. There are chapels for [Scottish] Presbyterians, Baptists, Wesleyans and [Primitive] Methodists. A school has £23 from endowment, and other charities £10. R. Bonington the painter, born in 1801, was a native."

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