Sturton or Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Sturton or Sturton-le-Steeple, a parish, with a village and a hamlet, in Notts, on the M.S. & L.R., 6 miles ENE of East Retford. It has a station on the railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office of the name of Sturton-le-Steeple, under Lincoln. Acreage, including the hamlet of Fenton, 4033 of land and 37 of water and foreshore; population, 505. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £259 with residence. The church is Norman and Early English, and consists of chancel, nave, aisles, porch, and a large tower with pinnacles. There is a Wesleyan chapel erected in 1887.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County Nottinghamshire
Poor Law union East Retford
Wapentake Bassetlaw

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Sturton (St. Peter) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.