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Sutton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Sutton, a township and a parish in Notts, with a station on the G.N.R., 3 miles NNW of East Retford. Acreage of township, 2173; population, 344. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The parish includes the township of Lound, which has a post office under Retford; money order and telegraph office, Retford. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, 890. The Archbishop of York is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage, united with Scrooby, in the diocese of Southwell; gross joint value, £198 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Portland. The church was restored in 1856, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle, and tower, and a chapel of ease was built at Lound in 1858. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, and an endowed school.

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 parishSutton St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionEast Retford 

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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 districtNG13
Post TownNottingham