Place:Norton, Nottinghamshire, England

TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates53.242°N 1.145°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoNorton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, Englandparish in which it was a township until 1866
Bassetlaw Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, Englandwapentake in which the place was located
Blyth and Cuckney Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1925
Worksop Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1935-1974
Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Norton is a village in Bassetlaw District, Nottinghamshire, just north of Cuckney, which is home to a number of farmsteads. Lying within the original extent of Sherwood Forest, and on its present edge, and lying within the Welbeck Abbey Estate.

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

"NORTON, a township in Cuckney parish, Notts; 1 mile N E of Cuckney village. Population: 320. Houses: 55."

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