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Martinsthorpe, Rutland

Historical Description

Martinsthorpe, a parish in Rutland, 1½ mile NW of Manton station on the Lyston and Peterborough and Nottingham and Kettering branches of the M.R., and 2½ miles S by E of Oakham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Oakham. Acreage, 539; population, 6. The property belongs to the De Capell Brooke family. The living is a sinecure rectory in the diocese of Peterborough, united with that of Manton; joint gross value, £85 with residence. The church is in ruins.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyRutlandshire 
Ecclesiastical parishMartinsthorpe St. Martin 
Poor Law unionOakham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Martinsthorpe from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Rutland is online.


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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Rutland, 1618-19 and The Visitation of Rutland 1681-2 are available to browse on the Heraldry page.