UK Genealogy Archives logo

Balderton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Balderton, a large village and a parish in Notts, 2 miles SE of Newark, which is the nearest railway station. It has a post and money order office under Newark Acreage, 3789; population, 1404. The Duke of Newcastle is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £267. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, and has a fine Norman porch. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishBalderton St. Giles 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Balderton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Balderton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Nottinghamshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG24
Post TownNewark