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Laughton En Le Morthen

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[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"LAUGHTON EN LE MORTHEN, a parish-town, in the upper division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of St. Peter; 6 miles SW. of Tickhill, 7 from Rotherham, 8 from Worksop, (Notts.) 10 from Bawtry, 80 from York. Pop. 652. The Church, peculiar, is a vicarage, dedicated to All-Saints, in the deanry of Doncaster, value, ~£6. 13s. 4d. p.r. !£4. Patron, the Chancellor of York,"


"BROOKHOUSE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Laughton en le Morthen, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of St. Peter; 5 miles from Tickhill."


"CARR, a hamlet in the township and parish of Laughton en le Morthen, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 5 miles from Tickhill, 6½ from Rotherham."


"SLADE HOOTON, in the township and parish of Laughton en le Morthen, upper-division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of St. Peter; (the seat of William Murfin, Esq.) 5 miles S.W. of Tickhill, 7½ from Rotherham."


"THURCROFT, (the seat of Captain Butler) in the township and parish of Laughton en le Morthen, and parish of Maltby, upper division of Strafforth and Tickhill, liberty of Tickhill; 6 miles from Tickhill, 6½ from Rotherham, 9 from Bawtry."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK521880 (Lat/Lon: 53.386282, -1.218138), Laughton En Le Morthen which are provided by:

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  • The following places are within the boundaries of this (ancient) parish, but I have no further information on them other than the Ordnance Survey Landranger Grid reference shown:
    • (SK512872) Laughton Common
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