Place:Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates52.99°N 0.987°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoLowdham, Nottinghamshire, Englandcivil parish in which it was a township until 1866
Thurgarton Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
Southwell Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Newark and Sherwood District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Be careful. There are also parishes named Gunthorpe in Northamptonshire and Norfolk as well as one in Rutland.

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Gunthorpe is a small village and civil parish outside of Nottingham in the Newark and Sherwood District of Nottinghamshire, England. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 UK census was 752. Gunthorpe Bridge is the only bridge over the River Trent between Newark and Nottingham.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Gunthorpe from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"GUNTHORPE, a township in Lowdham parish, Notts; at a ferry on the river Trent, 2 miles SE of Lowdham [railway] station, and 9 ENE of Nottingham. Real property: £2,385. Population: 331. Houses: 76. The manor belongs to F. Wright, Esq. There are a chapel of ease, erected in 1850, and a Wesleyan chapel."

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