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North Clifton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Clifton, North, a township and a parish in Notts. The township lies on the river Trent, 3 miles SW of Torksey station on the M.S. & L.R., and 12 N of Newark, and has a ferry on the Trent, and a post office under Newark; money order and telegraph office, Newton-on-Trent. Acreage, 1097; population, 144. The parish contains also the township of South Clifton. Gypsum is found. A red cliff on Clifton Hill, about a mile long, has yielded great numbers of sepulchral remains. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £298 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There is a Wesleyan chapel and charities.

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 parishNorth Clifton St. George 
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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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark