Place:Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

NameSutton on Trent
Alt namesSutton-upon-Trentsource: alternate spelling
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates53.167°N 0.817°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoThurgarton 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: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Sutton on Trent is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire. According to the 2001 UK census it had a population of 1,327, increasing marginally to 1,331 at the 2011 UK census.

The parish is located 8 miles north of Newark on Trent.

Sutton Mill was a stone-built tower windmill, built in 1825. It was owned by the Bingham family of Grassthorpe from the 1860s until 1984. The four-storey tower has been converted to a house.

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

"SUTTON-UPON-TRENT, a village and a parish in Southwell [registration] district, Notts. The village stands 1½ mile N by E of Carlton [railway] station, and 8 N of Newark; was once a market-town; is a polling place; and has a post-office under Newark. The parish comprises 2,930 acres. Real property: £6,753. Population in 1851: 1,262; in 1861: 1,147. Houses: 281. The manor belongs to the Right Hon. J. E. Denison. There are corn mills. The living. is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value: £280. Patron: Rev. Graystone. The church was repaired in 1848. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Wesleyans, a slightly endowed school, and charities £5."

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