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Flintham is a village in Nottinghamshire within a few miles of Newark, opposite RAF Syerston on the A46. It has a population of circa 650 and a school, village hall, church and cricket pavilion. It has one pub, the Boot and Shoe Inn on Main Street. It also has a community shop run by volunteers called Flintham Community Shop, and a museum. The Ham class minesweeper HMS Flintham was named after the village.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Flintham, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past
Flintham, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Flintham.-- par. and vil., S. Notts, on river Trent, 6½ miles SW. of Newark, 2450 ac., pop. 381; P.O.; in W. vicinity of vil. is Flintham Hall.
Flintham, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
FLINTHAM (St. Augustine), a parish, in the union and N. division of the wapentake of Bingham, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 6½ miles (S. W.) from Newark; containing 611 inhabitants. It is situated on the Trent, and comprises by admeasurement 2101 acres, whereof 1471 are arable, 420 pasture, and 210 woodland; the soil is a red marl in the lower part of the parish, and in the upper part sandy. The village, which is of considerable extent, is near the Roman fosse road, and several relics of Roman antiquity have been found. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 2. 6.; net income, £308; patrons and impropriators, the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge; the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1775; the land comprises 172 acres. The church, an ancient and spacious structure, was, with the exception of the chancel, rebuilt in 1828, at an expense of £1100, defrayed by Col. Hildyard. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. In 1727, Robert Hacker bequeathed land, the income of which, about £20, is applied to instruction.
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