Place:Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire, England


NameHolme Pierrepont
Alt namesHolme-Pierrepontsource: Family History Library Catalog
Located inNottinghamshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Holme Pierrepont is a hamlet located south of the city of Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England. It is in the Gamston ward of the Rushcliffe local authority in the East Midlands region.

The word "Holme" comes from the Old English and Old Norse words for a small island or low lying land by a river. "Pierrepont" is French for "Stone Bridge"; the family came over with William the Conqueror in 1066 and settled in Nottinghamshire in 1280.

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