Eakring  Nottinghamshire


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

EAKRING, a parish in Southwell district, Notts; 4 miles SSE of Ollerton, and 5½ NNW of Southwell r. station. It has a post office under Newark. Acres, 2, 497. Real property, £3, 260. Pop., 650. Houses, 139. The property is divided among three. The living is a rec tory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £480.* Patron, alternately Earl Manvers and the Earl of Scarborough. The church is ancient. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels. Will Scarlet, the friend of Robin Hood, is said to have resided in Eakring.

Eakring through time

Eakring 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 Eakring itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th May 2021

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