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Eaton (also called "Idleton")

"EATON, a parish in East Retford district, Notts; on the river Idle and the Great Northern railway, 2 miles SSE of East Retford. Post town, Retford. Acres, 1, 540. Real property, 1, 833. Pop., 184. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. Ten manors were here before the Conquest. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lincoln. Valne, 80. Patron, the Bishop of Manchester. The church is old but good.
[John Marius Wilson's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72]

Note: There are at least 4 other places called Eaton. Make sure are researching the correct place.

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2416
1891 R.G. 12 / 2641
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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

Eaton is a small village and a parish of about 1,526 acres. It lies 2 miles south of East Retford, 18 miles north of Newark-on-Trent and 140 miles north of London. It stands just east of the River Idle.

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Manors

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Maps

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Population
1851 158
1861 184
1871 131
1881 127
1891 138
1901 144
1911 157
1921 161
1931 152
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Schools

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