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Other names by which Screveton, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past
Escreventone ~ Screvetone ~ Screvintone
Screveton, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Screveton, par. and vil., Notts, 3 miles NE. of Bingham, 1150 ac., pop. 179.
Screveton, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
SCREVETON (St. Winifred), a parish, in the union, and N. division of the wapentake, of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 8½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Newark; containing 315 inhabitants. It comprises about 1000 acres. The soil is chiefly clay, alternated with sand; the surface is generally flat, but rises in some parts to a considerable elevation, and the lower grounds are watered by the Car Dyke. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 19. 1.; net income, £252; patrons, the family of Hildyard. The tithes were commuted for land in 1776. The church contains an altar-tomb and effigy to the memory of Gen. Whalley, the supposed executioner of Charles I.; figures of his three wives and twenty-two children are sculptured on the same monument. Dr. Thoroton, the topographer, was born here.
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