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Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire

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Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire

Farnsfield is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire in Sherwood Forest. It is in the local government district of Newark and Sherwood. In 1944, an RAF Halifax bomber MZ519-LKU crashed on the south side of the village. All on board were killed. The site of the crash has a large memorial.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK6456
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire

Other names by which Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Farnesfeld ~ Franesfeld

Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Farnsfield, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Notts, 4 miles NW. of Southwell, 665 ac., pop. 1044; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Farnsfield House.

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