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Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishOwthorpe St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionBingham 

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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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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG12
Post TownNottingham