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Kirklington, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Kirklington, a village, a township, and a parish in Notts. The village stands on the river Greet, 3 miles NW of South-well, with a station on the M.R., and a post and telegraph office under Southwell; money order office, Southwell. The parish comprises 1989 acres; population, 168. The manor, with Kirklington Hall, belongs to the Whetham family. The hall is an elegant mansion, and stands in a large park with a fine lake and plantations. An ancient camp is in the W. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £168 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Ripon. The church is a neat structure with a pinnacled tower.

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 parishKirklington St. Swithin 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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Civil Registration

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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.

DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark