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Hayton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Hayton, a village and a parish in East Retford union, Notts, on the Chesterfield Canal, 3 miles E of Sutton railway station, 139 from London, and 3 NE by N of East Retford. The parish includes the hamlet of Tyin, and its post town and money order and telegraph office is Retford. Acreage, 2403; population, 252. The manor belongs to the Archbishop of York. There was formerly a moated castle. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwcll; gross value, £149 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. Th— church is Norman, with a lofty tower, and was restored in 1858. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishHayton St. Peter 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtDN22
Post TownRetford