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Thrumpton

Cemeteries

Census

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

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Thrumpton 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 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.
  • See some photographs of All Saints Church at the parish web page.

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.

Civil Registration

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

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:

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.

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.
  • Arrange a wedding or a family re-union at Thrumpton Hall.

Maps

  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK509312 (Lat/Lon: 52.875847, -1.245170), Thrumpton which are provided by:

Military History

  • In 1923 a War Memorial was built into the outswide north wall of the parish church. It depicts a soldier lying in a sepulchre.
  • The War Memorial lists the three villagers who died in World War I.

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.

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.

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