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Harworth, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Harworth, a parish in Worksop union, Notts, adjacent to Yorkshire, 2 miles SE of TickhiU, and 3 WSW of Bawtry railway station. It includes part of the townships of Old-cotes and Styrrup, and has a post office under Rotherham; money order and telegraph office, TickhiU. Acreage, 4532; population, 593. The manor, with Serlby Hall, belongs to Viscount Galway. Ruins of a convent are in a wood adjacent to Serlby Hall park. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £433 with residence. The church is a building in the Early English and Decorated styles, and was rebuilt in 1869; it consists of nave, transepts, and chancel, with S porch and square tower, and contains several mural monuments. There is an hospital, founded prior to 1316, with an endowment now producing about £120 per annum.

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 parishHarworth All Saints 
Poor Law unionWorksop 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Harworth from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS81
Post TownWorksop