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North Wheatley, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Wheatley, North, a parish, with a village, in Notts, 1½ mile NW of Sturton railway station on the M.S. & L.R., and 5 miles NE of East Retford. Post town, East Retford; money order and telegraph office, Sturton-le-Steeple. Acreage, 2191; population, 400. There is a parish council of seven members. The manor belongs to Lord Middleton. The living is a rectory, united with South Wheatley and West Burton, in the diocese of Southwell; joint net value, £480 with residence. The church is in the Late Perpendicular style, and consists of chancel, nave, and embattled western tower. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 Wheatley St. Peter 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 

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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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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDN22
Post TownRetford