Place:Lound, Nottinghamshire, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.37°N 0.96°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
East Retford Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Lound is a village in Nottinghamshire, England, four miles north of Retford. It had a population of 493 in the UK census of 2001, reducing to 471 at the 2011 census. The village is of Danish origin dating from the 8th century with a street running along the spine of the village. The oldest houses are tofts which are endways on to the street with strips of land running back from the road. Nearby villages are Sutton cum Lound (in the parish of Sutton and Mattersey.

Until 1866 Sutton and Lound were two townships in the parish of Sutton cum Lound, but in that year the two townships split into separate parishes. (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Lound, Nottinghamshire. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.