In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Syerston like this:
SYERSTON, a parish in Southwell district, Notts: 3¼ miles ESE of Thurgarton r. station. Post town, Newark. Acres, 610. Real property, £2,032. Pop., 196. Houses, 44. The manor, with S. Hall, belongs to G. H. Fillingham, Esq. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to East Stoke. The church is ancient.
Syerston 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 Syerston itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Syerston, in Newark and Sherwood and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th April 2017
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