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Osberton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Osberton, a lordship in Worksop parish, Notts, on the river Ryton and the Chesterfield Canal, 3 miles E of Worksop station on the M.S. & L.R. and M.R. In 1875 it was formed with Scofton into an ecclesiastical parish. Population, 388. Most of the property, with Osberton Hall, belongs to the Foljambe family, who are lords of the manor. Osberton Hall, an elegant mansion, stands amid beautiful grounds, and contains a valuable museum. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Scofton, in the diocese of Southwell. The church is a small building in the Norman style.

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 
Civil parishWorksop 
Poor Law unionWorksop 

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtS81
Post TownWorksop