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Eakring

Description in 1871:
"EAKRING, a parish in Southwell district, Notts; 4 miles SSE of Ollerton, and 5 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 rectory 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."
[John Marius Wilson's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2474
1891 R.G. 12 / 2709
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel.

This parish and village lie about 134 miles north of London and 6 miles north of Southwell. The parish covers almost 2,500 acres and includes the hamlet of Leyfields which is 3 miles south of Ellerton.

A small stream rises near the village and runs east to the River Trent. If you are planning a visit:

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History

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Maps

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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1851 710
1861 650
1871 540
1881 424
1891 390
1901 330
1911 331
1921 326
1931 643
1951 560
1961 601
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Schools

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