Sutton in Ashfield  Nottinghamshire


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

SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD, a small town, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in Mansfield district, Notts. The town stands near the Nottingham and Mansfield railway, 3½ miles SW of Mansfield; is irregularly built; carries on cotton and thread-hosiery manufactures; publishes a weekly newspaper; and has a post-office‡ under Mansfield, a r. ...

station, a fine church with lofty spire, restored and enlarged in 1868, four dissenting chapels, a large national school, a provision market every Saturday, and stock fairs on Easter Tuesday and on the second Tuesday of Oct. The township contains also Eastfield hamlet. Real property, £8,705; of which £150 are in gasworks. Pop., 6,483. Houses, 1,367. The manor belongs to the Duke of Portland.—The parish includes the township of Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, and comprises 6,040 acres. Pop., 7,643. Houses, 1,611. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £330.* Patron, the Duke of Devonshire.—The sub-district includes also Skegby and Fulwood. Pop., 8,455. Houses, 1,768.

Sutton in Ashfield through time

Sutton in Ashfield is now part of Ashfield district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ashfield has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sutton in Ashfield itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sutton in Ashfield, in Ashfield and Nottinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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