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Averham, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Averham, a village and a parish in Notts. The village lies on the Trent, adjacent to the G.N.R. and M.R., 2 miles W by N of Newark station. The parish includes also the township of Staythorpe, and its post town is Newark. Acreage, 2169; population of the civil parish, 139; of the ecclesiastical, 414. The manor belongs to the Manners-Sutton family. The living is a rectory, united with that of Kelham, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £567. The church is good. The monument to Sir William Sutton records that he had sixteen children, one half of whom "Ushered to heaven their father; and the other Remained behind him to attend their mother." There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 CountyNottinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishAverham St. Michael 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark