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Fiskerton cum Morton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Fiskerton-cum-Morton, a township in Rolleston parish, Notts, on the river Trent, and on the M.R., 3 miles SE of Southwell. It has a station on the railway, and a ferry to East Stoke. There is a church, dedicated to St Denis, at Morton, a mission church at Fiskerton, and a Wesleyan chapel. Fiskerton anciently had an Augustinian friary, founded in 1132 by Ralph D'Eyncourt, made subject to Thurgarton Abbey, and suppressed in the time of Philip and Mary. Post town, Newark; money order office, South-well; telegraph office, Rolleston. Acreage, 1573; population, 391.

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 
Civil parishRolleston 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 
WapentakeThurgarton 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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