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Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Sutton-on-Trent, a village and a parish in Notts. The village stands on the river Trent, 8 miles N of Newark, was once a market-town, is a polling-place, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Newark, and a station called Crow Park on the main line of the G.N.R. The parish comprises 2586 acres of land and 71 of water; population, 969. There is a parish council consisting of eleven members. The manor belongs to the Denison family. Basket-making is carried, on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £175 with residence. The church is an ancient building in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, and embattled western tower. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and a working men's institute built in 1887.

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-upon-Trent All Saints 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sutton on Trent 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