Girton (or Greton)
- The parish was in the Newark Registration District.
- The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
||R.G. 9 / 2476
- This church is a relatively modern, small structure with only one bell.
- The church was thoroughly restored in 1879.
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1680.
- The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1770-1842.
- The church was in the No. 1 deanery of Newark (later, the rural deanery of Collingham).
- The parish was in the Newark Registration District for Civil Registration.
- Civil Registration started in July, 1837.
Girton is both a small village and a parish on the east bank of the Trent River, 9 miles north of Newark and 130 miles north of London. Lincolnshire forms the eastern border and the Trent River the western border. The parish covers 1,075 acres.
If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the A1133 trunk road north out of Newark-on-Trent towards Gainsborough, turn left just after Besthorpe to enter Girton village.
- The national grid reference is SK 8266.
- You'll want an Ordinance Survey Explorer map, which has 2.5 inches to the mile scale.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
- The parish was in the north division of the ancient Newark Wapentake (Hundred) in the eastern division of the county.
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[Last updated: 6-July-2010 - Louis R. Mills]