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Hawksworth (Hawkesworth)

"Hawkesworth, anciently called Hocheword, is a small village parish 4 miles north-east of Bingham, and 8 miles south-south-west of Newark. It was of the fee of Walter D'Ayncourt, and partly soc to Aslacton. It now contains 171 inhabitants, and about 800 acres of land, most of which belongs to the Rev. John Storer M.A., who is lord of the manor. Mrs Hunt is the patron of the rectory, which is valued in the King's books at £8 13s 9d, now £268, and is in the incumbency of the Rev. Geo. Hunt Smyttan B.A. At the enclosure (in 1761), 143 acres were allotted in lieu of tithes. The chutch, dedicated to St Mary and All Saints, is a small building, with a brick tower. The chancel has been lately rebuilt, and contains some fine stained glass by Wailes of Newcastle."
[White's "Directory of Nottinghamshire," 1853]

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2483
1891 R.G. 12 / 2717
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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

The village stands in the Vale of Belvoir 4 miles north-east of Bingham, 9 miles south-west of Newark-on-Trent and 125 miles north of London.

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Maps

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Military Records

There is one Commonwealth War Grave in St. Mary's churchyard for World War I:

  1. Albert Roland KERRIDGE, priv., 7th Btn. Norfolk Regt., age 22, died 18 Mar. 1919. Son of Rev. Albert Alfred KERRIDGE and Mrs. Evangeline Kerridge of Aslockton.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 154
1851 171
1861 176
1871 167
1881 158
1891 147
1901 173
1911 153
1921 135
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