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Thoroton, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Thoroton, a village and a parish in Notts, 2 miles N of Elton railway station, and 4½ NE by E of Bingham. Post town, Nottingham; money order and telegraph office, Bingham. Acreage, 786; population, 121. The living is a vicarage annexed to Orston. The church is in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave, aisles, S porch, and an embattled western tower with spire.

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 parishThoroton St. Elena 
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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RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG13
Post TownNottingham