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Askham, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Askham, a parish and a village in Notts, 3 miles WNW of Tuxford railway station, and 5 SE of East Retford. It includes the hamlet of Rockley, and its post town is Tuxford, under Newark. Acreage, 1312; population, 219. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £184 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of York. The church is of mixed styles of architecture, part being Norman.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 
WapentakeBassetlaw 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictBassetlaw
CountyNottinghamshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark