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Thrumpton

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Census

  • The parish was in the Wilford sub-district of the Basford Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
Piece No.
1851 H.O. 107 / 2128
1861 R.G. 9 / 2446
1871 R.G. 10 / 3498
1891 R.G. 12 / 2641 & 2680

Churches

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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
     
  • The church chancel was rebuilt in the mid-1800s and again in 1908.
     
  • Recently it was decided to keep the church locked except during services.
     
  • John SLATER has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in January, 2016.
     
  • See some photographs of All Saints Church at the parish web page.
     
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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1678.
     
  • The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1813-1857.
     
  • The church was in the West Bingham rural deanery.
     
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Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Wilford sub-district of the Basford Registration District.
     
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
     
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Description and Travel

Thrumpton is a small village, a township and a parish on the south bank of the River Trent. The parish borders on Derbyshire and Leicestershire and covers 947 acres. The parish lies 126 miles north of London, 7 miles south-west of Nottingham city and 12 miles south-east of Derby.

If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A453 trunk road south-east out of Nottingham. The village of Thrumpton will be on your right.
     
  • There is bus service from Nottingham provided by Premier Travel Ltd. on Mondays through Saturdays.
     

You can see pictures of Thrumpton which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Thrumpton to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

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Historical Geography

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

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Manors

  • Thrumpton Hall was originally erected in the 16th century. It lies west of the village, along the river.
     
  • Thrumpton Hall was rebuilt by the PIGGOTs (or PIGOT) in 1608 and was the residence of Lady Byron in 1881.
     
  • Andy JAMIESON has a photograph of the gate to Thrumpton Hall on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2009.
     
  • Arrange a wedding or a family re-union at Thrumpton Hall.
     
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Military History

  • In 1923 a War Memorial was built into the outside north wall of the parish church. It depicts a soldier lying in a sepulcher. The memorial was dedicated in 1924.
     
  • The War Memorial lists the three villagers who died in World War I.
     
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Military Records

These are the three names listed on the War MemoriaI in the church wall:

  1. Captain Geoffrey CURSHAM, age 20, King's Own Royal Lancs. Regt., died 12 Oct 1917.
  2. gunner Arthur Alvey CARBIN, age 21, Royal Garrison Artillery, died 21 Oct. 1918.
  3. corporal Harold WHITBY, age 20, Royal Marine Light Infantry, died 26 Oct. 1917.
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Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient chapelry in Nottingham county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
     
  • The parish was in the ancient Rushcliffe Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.
     
  • The citizens of this parish have elected to forgo a formal Parish Council and have instead decided to have Parish Meetings to discuss civic and political issues.
     
  • District governance is provided by the Rushcliffe Borough Council.
     
  • Ian CALDERWOOD has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2016. Stop in and ask for a schedule of forth-coming events.
     
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Nottingham petty session hearings.
     
  • After the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a part of the Basford Poor Law Union.
     
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Population

 Year Inhabitants
1801 121
1811 119
1821 109
1831 132
1841 147
1851 133
1861 144
1871 194
1881 163
1891 141
1901 167