St. Barnabas' Church, Lenton Abbey
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Originally a farming village, Lenton Abbey took its name from the main farm, itself named in reference to nearby Lenton Priory.
In 1831, Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall acquired the estate and leased it to a successful Nottingham lace merchant, Isaac Fisher. Later the estate was sold to the industrialists and mine owning family Readett-Bayley. Sir Henry Dennis Readett-Bayley was a war hero who, with financial support from other mine owners, founded the Dennis Bayley Fund to transport wounded soldiers to safety. .
In 1925, the land was sold to the Council for redevelopment as a large housing estate. 
According to the data of the 2001 Census, the estate had a population of 2,064, and a majority of the population are aged 25-44 who make up 32.5% of the estate's population.
The census also shows that 74.7% of the population is White British, as well as 1.3% being White Irish and 4.7% being classed as Other White. 6.1% of the population is Mixed Race, 4.0% is Asian or Asian British and 6.0% is Black or Black British. 1.7% of the population is Chinese and other ethnic groups make up 1.0% of the estate's population.
The 2001 Census shows that 46.8% of the population is Christian and Atheists make up 32.8% of the estate's population. 4.7% of the population are Muslim, 1.0% are Sikh and 0.7% are Hindu. 0.1% of the population are Buddhist, other religions make up 0.5% of the estate's population and 13.0% did not state their religion.
St. Barnabas’ Church, opened on 28 June 1938, was constructed at the request of the earliest residents of the newly built Lenton Abbey housing estate. The church is located on the A52 Derby Road and is of the Church of England.
There are frequent bus services operated by Nottingham City Transport and Yourbus that travel on Woodside Road as well as a Locallink service that serves a small portion of Woodside Road operated by Nottingham Community Transport.
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The previous election was held in 2007 and the results were: Labour 42, Conservatives 7, Liberal Democrats 6. At the time of the 2011 election one Labour councillor, Mick Newton, had left the party and was an independent councillor. This left Labour with 41 councillors at the time of the election.
No ward boundary changes took place between the 2007 and 2011 elections.
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