Place:Holbeck, Nottinghamshire, England

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NameHolbeck
Alt namesHolbeck Woodhousesource: hamlet in parish
Welbecksource: hamlet in parish
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.25°N 1.18°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoNorton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, Englandparish in which it was a township until 1866
Bassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
Blyth and Cuckney Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1925
Worksop Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1935-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Holbeck is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 6 miles southwest of Worksop. According to the 2001 UK census it had a population of 449, reducing to 195 (including Holbeck Woodhouse and Welbeck) at the 2011 UK census. It is an estate village built for the Dukes of Portland at Welbeck Abbey.

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

"HOLBECK, a township in Norton-Cuckney parish, Notts; 4 miles SW of Worksop. Real property: £260. Population: 266. Houses: 47."

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