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Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Carlton-in-Lindrick, a parish in Notts, containing two villages, North and South Carlton, and the hamlet of Wig-thorpe. South Carlton stands 3 miles N of the M.S. & L.R. at Worksop, which is the nearest railway station. It was a place of some consequence before the Conquest, and has .1 post, money order, and telegraph office under Worksop. Acreage of the civil parish, 4054; population, 995; of the ecclesiastical, 970. The manor was given at the Conquest to Roger de Busli. Carlton Hall belonged formerly to the Cliftons and others, and passed to the Ramsdens. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £571 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of York. The church is partly Norman, has a lofty square tower, and was reseated with oak in 1892. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a meeting-room for Plymouth Brethren.

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 parishCarlton-In-Lindrick St. John 
Poor Law unionWorksop 

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Land and Property

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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS81
Post TownWorksop