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Cotham, Nottinghamshire

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Cotham, Nottinghamshire

Cotham is a small village on the east bank of the River Devon, 4 miles south of Newark. It contains 98 inhabitants, and 1,210 acres of land valued at £1,700, all belonging to the Duke of Portland, who is the impropriator and patron of St. Michael's Church, Cotham. The church was partly rebuilt, a porch being added, and new pews in 1832. The living is a donative valued at £35, and is now enjoyed by the Rev. John Ince Maltby of Shelton.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK7947
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire

Other names by which Cotham, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Cotes ~ Cotune ~ Cotun

Cotham, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cotham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Notts, on river Devon, 4 miles S. of Newark, 1210 ac. pop. 130.

Cotham, Nottinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

COTHAM (St. Michael), a parish, in the union, and S. division of the wapentake, of Newark, S. division of the county of Nottingham, 4 miles (S.) from Newark; containing 87 inhabitants. It comprises 1210 acres of land, and has a small village on the east bank of the Devon. The knightly families of Leek and Markham had long their seat here. The living is a donative, valued in the king's books at £7. 18.; net income, £35; patron, the Duke of Portland. The church was partly rebuilt in 1831, when a porch was added.

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