Owthorpe, a village and a parish in Notts, on the Gran-tham Canal and adjacent to the Fosse Way, 2½ miles from Widmerpool station on the M.R., and 5 SSW from Bingham. Post town, Nottingham; money order office, Hickling; telegraph office, Widmerpool. Acreage of parish, 1649; population, 105. Owthorpe Hall was the seat of Colonel Hutchin-son, one of the regicides, whose " Memoirs " were written by his wife. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of South-well; gross value, £79. The church is old, has a tower, and contains monuments to the memory of several members of the Hutchinson family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Owthorpe St. Margaret|
|Poor Law union||Bingham|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Owthorpe from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Owthorpe (St. Margaret))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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- Nottingham Evening Post
- Nottinghamshire Guardian
- Nottingham Review and General Advertiser for the Midland Counties
- Nottingham Gazette, and Political, Literary, Agricultural & Commercial Register for the Midland Counties
The Visitation of Nottinghamshire 1569 & 1614 is available on the Heraldry page.