Place:


East Stoke  Nottinghamshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described East Stoke like this:

STOKE (East), a parish in Southwell district, Notts; on the river Trent, 2 miles S by E of Fiskerton r. station, and 4 SW of Newark. It includes Elston chapelry; and its Post town is Newark. Acres, exclusive of Elston, 1,730. Real property, £4,898. Pop., 490. Houses, 107. The property is divided among a few. ...


S. Hall is the seat of Sir H. Bromley, Bart. S. Field was the scene of Henry VII.'s defeat of Simnel. The living is a vicarage, with the chapelries of Elston and Syerston, in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £375.* Patron, the Bishop of L. The chancel and tower of the church are ancient, but the body of it is of modern date. An hospital was founded here before the time of Henry I.

East Stoke through time

East Stoke is now part of Newark and Sherwood district. Click here for graphs and data of how Newark and Sherwood has changed over two centuries. For statistics about East Stoke itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of East Stoke, in Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7768

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017


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