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Syerston, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Syerston, a parish and a chapelry in Notts, 3½ miles ESE of Thurgarton railway station, and 5½ from Newark. There is a post office under Newark; money order office, Flintham; telegraph office, Newark. Acreage, 770; population, 102. The manor, with Syerston Hall, belongs to the Fillingham family. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to East Stoke. The church is ancient, in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and low embattled tower.

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 parishSyerston 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 Syerston 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Nottinghamshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark