West Burton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Burton, West, a parish in Nottinghamshire, on the river Trent,. 1 ½ mile E of Sturton railway station, and Similes SSW of Gainsborough. Post town, Lincoln; money order and telegraph office, Sturton-le-Steeple. Acreage, 852 ; population, 52. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of South Wheatley and vicarage of North Wheatley, in the diocese of Southwell; joint net value, £480. Lord Middleton is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The church is old, and is no longer used for service.

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

Civil Registration

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Old maps of West Burton are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.

Visitations Heraldic

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