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Rampton

Cemeteries

Census

  • The parish was in the East Retford sub-district of the East Retford Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
CensusYear Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 851
1861 R.G. 9 / 2415
1881 R.G. 11 / 3302
1891 R.G. 12 / 2640

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Rampton 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 History

  • The Anglican parish church was dedicated to All Saints and is built of stone.
  • The church was renovated and restored in 1894.
  • Richard CROFT has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2005.

Church Records

  • The parish register dates from 1565 and is in good condition.
  • The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1639-1846.
  • The church was in the No. 2 deanery of Retford (the rural deanery of Tuxford).
  • There was a Wesleyan Methodist chapel in the village built before 1869.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the East Retford sub-district of the East Retford Registration District.
  • Civil Registration started in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

This village and parish lie about 136 miles north of London on the west bank of the River Trent, only 7 miles east-south-east from Retford and 8 miles south of Gainsborough. The Trent River forms the eastern boundary of the parish, separating it from Lincolnshire. The parish covers 2,155 acres.

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Historical Geography

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

History

  • The "Eyre Arms Public House" was one of the best spots in Rampton to catch up on local news. The Royal Oak P. H. was the other.
  • The Eyre Arms has its own websitebut no history.
  • These are the victuallers or operators listed in favrious directories:
Year  Person
1853 -- Not listed --
1869 -- Not listed --
1881 John QUICKFALL
1912 Jn. QUICKFALL, farmer

Manors

  • Rampton Manor ws the residence of Lieut.-Coronel Henry EYRE, J.P. in 1881.
  • The Manor House has been demolished. Photographs are available at the Picture The Past site.

Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK799785 (Lat/Lon: 53.297426, -0.802623), Rampton which are provided by:

Military History

  • In the church is a brass tablet in memory of Lieut. Arthur H. EYRE, 90th Infantry Regt., who died in the Third Anglo-Ashanti War in 1874.
  • In 1881, Lieut.-Col. Henry EYRE, 2nd Notts Regt., resided at Rampton manor. Henry was born in 1834 in Carlton in Lindrick, NTT.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in county Nottingham and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
  • For governance, the parish was in the South Clay division of the ancient Bassetlaw Wapentake in the northern division of the county.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard at the Retford petty session hearings held in West Retford.
  • After the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a part of the East Retford Poor Law Union.

Population

Year Population
1801 322
1811 313
1821 391
1831 411
1841 420
1851 455
1861 496
1871 453
1881 357
1891 341

Schools

  • There was a Parochial School founded by the EYRE family.
 
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