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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.
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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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