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East Stoke, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Stoke, East, a village and a parish in Notts, on the river Trent, 2 miles S by E of Fiskerton railway station and 4 SW of Newark. There is a post office under Newark; money order office, Flintham; telegraph office, Newark. Acreage, 4687; population, 202. Stoke Hall is the seat of the Bromley family, who are lords of the manor. Stoke Field was the scene of Henry VII.'s defeat of Lambert Simnel in 1487. The living is a vicarage, with Syerston annexed, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £173 with residence. Patron, the Bishop. The church is a small building in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, S aisle, S porch, and a low square tower. The chancel was restored in 1873-74, and repaired in 1876. An hospital was founded before the time of Henry I.

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 parishEast Stoke St. Oswald 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Stoke from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of East Stoke 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 districtNG23
Post TownNewark