Place:Kirton, Nottinghamshire, England

Alt namesKirtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Kirktonsource: alternate spelling
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates53.22°N 0.97°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBassetlaw 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
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Kirton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Ollerton. According to the UK census 2001 it had a population of 273, reducing to 261 at the 2011 census. The parish church of Holy Trinity is 13th century church, restored in 1865.

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

"KIRKTON, or KIRTON, a parish, with a village, in Southwell [registration] district, Notts, 3 miles NE by E of Ollerton, and 4 WNW of Tuxford [railway] station. Post town, Ollerton, under Newark. Acres: 1,090. Real property: £1,455. Population: 170. Houses: 39. The manor belongs to the Earl of Scarborough; and much of the land, to Sir William Fitzherbert. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value: £302.* Patron: the Duke of Newcastle. The church is early English; was recently restored; and consists of nave, N aisle, and chancel, with a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £8.

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