Place:North Collingham, Nottinghamshire, England

NameNorth Collingham
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates53.148°N 0.759°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England     ( - 1970)
See alsoNewark Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
Newark Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Collingham, Nottinghamshire, Englandname after merger with South Collingham in 1970
Newark and Sherwood District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

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

"COLLINGHAM (North), a village, a parish, and a [registration] sub-district in Newark district, Notts. The village stands on an affluent of the river Trent, near the Midland railway, 5½ miles NNE of Newark; and has a station on the railway and a post office under Newark, both of the name of Collingham. The parish comprises 1,820 acres. Real property: £6,230. Popopulation: 1,010. Houses: 228. The property is much subdivided. The manor belonged to Peterborough abbey. A number of the inhabitants are stocking-makers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value: £300. Patrons: the Dean and Chapter of Peterborough. The church was restored in 1860. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, an endowed school, and charities £21. Dr. [John] Blow, the musician, was a native."

North Collingham was abolished in 1970 and, with the neighbouring parish of South Collingham, became the parish of Collingham. The villages of North and South Collingham have long been contiguous.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Collingham.

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