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Elston Chapel

"Elston Manor forms a separate manor, in which is a chapel of ease annexed to the vicarage of East Stoke. It is a small, ancient structure, having a fine Saxon arched doorway. Sir R.H. Bromley, Bart., is the principal owner and lord of the manor. The ecclesiastical division of this chapelry is undefinable." [WHITE's "Directory of Nottinghamshire," 1853]


  • The parish was in the Southwell sub-district of the Southwell Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
CensusYear Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2143


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Elston Chapel area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

  • The church is currently in the Newark and Southwell deanery.
  • We have an extract of Elston Chapelry baptisms provided by John MELLORS in 2013.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Southwell sub-district of the Southwell Registration District.
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Elston Chapel which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Elston Chapel has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • The parish used to hold a feast on the first Sunday in June.


  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK750480 (Lat/Lon: 53.024026, -0.883266), Elston Chapel which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient chapelry attached to East Stoke parish in county Nottingham.
  • The parish was in the southern division of the ancient Newark Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.


Year Inhabitants
1861 210
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