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Teversall (or Teversal)

"Teversal is a small village and parish, seated on a lofty eminence on the western border of the county, and near the source of the River Meden, four miles west by north of Mansfield. The parish, which has a number of scattered dwellings, abounds in coal and lime, and contains 373 inhabitants, and 2,550 acres of land; bounded on the north and west by Derbyshire, and including a small part (60a) of the park of Hardwick Hall, in that county. The whole, except 40 acres of glebe, belongs to the Earl of Carnarvon, who is also lord of the manor. The church, dedicated to St Catherine, has a tower and five bells, and was enlarged in 1617 by J. Molyneux Esq., who made a large vault under the south side, in which all his family are now gathered. The heiress of the late Sir P. Molyneux carried the estate into the present family. The rectory, valued in The King's books at £9 19s 2d, now £510, is in the gift of the Earl of Carnarvon, and incumbency of the Rev. John Charles Stapleton, for whom the Rev. George Frederick Morgan officiates. Dunsell, one and a quarter miles north; Fackley Lane, three quarters os a mile south west; Stanley, one mile west; and Whiteborough, two miles south west are four hamlets in this parish."
[White's "Directory of Nottinghamshire," 1853]


Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2424
1871 R.G. 10 / 3559
1891 R.G. 12 / 2649
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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

Teversal is a village and a parish on a height, about 144 miles north of London and 4 miles west of Mansfield. The parish covers 2,820 acres and the northern and western borders of the parish are Derbyshire.

The village is just south of a source for the Meden River. If you are planning a visit:

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Taversall was an active coal-mining area. For more information, check these:

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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    Year  Population
1801 333
1831 400
1851 373
1861 351
1881 415
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