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Kilvington, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Kilvington, a village and a parish in Notts, on the Devon, at the boundary with Leicestershire, 3 miles from Eiton station on the G.N.R., and 7 S of Newark. The parish includes part of the hamlet of Alverton, and its post town is Orston, under Nottingham. Acreage, 493; population, 49. The manor belongs to the Duke of Portland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £95 with residence. The church is modern, and was built in 1854.

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 parishKilvington St. Mary 
Poor Law unionNewark 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG13
Post TownNottingham