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Thorpe, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Thorpe, a parish in Notts, 3½ miles SW of Newark railway station. Post town, Newark; money order and telegraph office, Farndon. Acreage, 722; population, 72. The manor belongs to the baronet family of Bromley. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £1.65 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Late Perpendicular, and excepting the tower was restored in 1873, and consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and a low 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 parishThorpe St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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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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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG23
Post TownNewark