Place:Gamston (West Bridgford), Nottinghamshire, England

NameGamston (West Bridgford)
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates52.928°N 1.102°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoWest Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Englandparish in which it was a township
Bingham Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
Bingham Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Rushcliffe District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There are two parishes named Gamston in Nottinghamshire, England. For easier identification in WeRelate, the parish in the south of the county is named Gamston (West Bridgford) and the parish in the north of the county is named Gamston (near East Retford).

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Gamston (West Bridgford) is a civil parish and a suburb of West Bridgford, in the Rushcliffe District of Nottinghamshire, England. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 UK census was 2,164. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) southeast of Nottingham.

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

"GAMSTON, a township in West Bridgford parish, Notts; on the Grantham canal, 3 miles SE of Nottingham. It includes part of the village of Bassingfield. Population: 110. Houses: 18."

Gamston was originally a township of West Bridgford. It became a separate civil parish in 1866. Bassingfield had greater links to Holme Pierrepont parish and has been redirected there.

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