Place:Clayworth, Nottinghamshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates53.383°N 0.911°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
East Retford Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
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Clayworth is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England. At the time of the 2001 UK census it had a population of 319, increasing to 419 at the 2011 UK census. The village is located 6 miles (9.7 km) north-east of Retford, on the River Idle. Clayworth appears as Clavord in the Domesday Book of 1086, where 37 households were registered in the parish. In the context of the time this was considered to be a large population. By 1769 Clayworth appears as Cloworth. Clayworth was described in John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles of 1887 as having a population of 439, with 2,076 acres of land.

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