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Sutton Bonington St. Michael

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Census

  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2278
1871 R.G. 10 / 3259
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Michael.
     
  • The church was restored in 1878.
     
  • The church seats 400.
     
  • Tim HEATON has a photograph of the Church Of St. Michael on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2008.
     
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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1558 for all entries.
     
  • The International Genealogical Index (IGI) includes records from this parish for the period 1600-1852.
     
  • The church was in the rural deanery of West Bingham.
     
  • The East Leake and District Local History Society has a number of records available and will do lookups. Be specific; they do not have time to find all occurrences of a surname in all their records.
     
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Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Leake sub-district of the Loughborough Registration District.
     
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
     
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Sutton Bonington St. Michael 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK505254 (Lat/Lon: 52.823773, -1.252015), Sutton Bonington St. Michael which are provided by:

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Military Records

In the church there is a memorial to Captain George Leigh PAGET, who died of wounds at Vlakfontein, South Africa, 10 October 1900.

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Politics & Government

  • This place was a township in Nottingham county and it became a Civil Parish when those were established.
     
  • The parish was in the southern division of the ancient Rushcliffe Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.
     
  • District governance is provided by the Rushcliffe Borough Council.
     
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Nottingham petty session hearings.
     
  • As a result of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, this parish became part of the Loughborough Poor Law Union in Leicestershire.