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South Muskham, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Muskham, South, a parish in Notts, near the river Trent, 2 miles N by W of Newark station on the G.N.R. and M.R., with a post office under Newark; money order and telegraph office, Newark. It contains also the hamlet of Little Carlton. Acreage, 2806; population, 221. All the property belongs to Lord Middleton, who is lord, of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £180 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Ripon. The church is in the Perpendicular style; consists of nave, aisles, chancel, and tower; and was restored in 1878.

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 parishSouth Muskham St. Wilfrid 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for South Muskham from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Nottinghamshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark