In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kirklington like this:
KIRKLINGTON, a village and a parish in Southwell.district, Notts. The village stands on the river Greet, 3 miles NW of Southwell r. station; and has a post office under Southwell. The parish comprises 1, 976 acres. Real property, £2, 231. Pop., 241. Houses, 46. The property is divided between two. ...
The manor, with K.Hall, belongs to Mrs. Whetham. The Hall is an elegant mansion, partly castellated; and stands in a large park, with a fine lake and plantations. An ancient camp is in the W. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £50. Patron, the Chaper of Southwell. The church is a neat structure, with a pinnacled tower.
Kirklington 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 Kirklington itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kirklington, in Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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