Thurgarton was a wapentake (equivalent to a hundred) of the historic county of Nottinghamshire, England. It extended north-eastwards from Nottingham. The River Trent formed most of the eastern boundary. It consisted of the parishes of Averham, Bathley, Bleasby, Blidworth, Bulcote, Burton Joyce, Calverton, Carlton, Carlton-on-Trent, Caunton, Caythorpe, Colwick, Cromwell, East Stoke, Edingley, Epperstone, Farnsfield, Fiskerton, Fiskerton Cum Morton, Fledborough, Gedling, Gonalston, Grassthorpe, Gunthorpe, Halam, Halloughton, Haywood Oaks, Hockerton, Holme, Hoveringham, Kelham, Kersall, Kirklington, Kneesall, Lambley, Lindhurst, Lowdham, Maplebeck, Marnham, Meering, Morton, Normanton on Trent, North Muskham, Norwell, Norwell Woodhouse, Nottingham St Mary, Ossington, Oxton, Park Leys, Rolleston, Sneinton, South Muskham, Southwell, Staythorpe, Stoke Bardolph, Sutton on Trent, Thurgarton, Upton, Weston, Winkburn and Woodborough.
Contained within the boundaries of the wapentake are parts of the current Newark and Sherwood district, Gedling borough and the City of Nottingham.
Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west. The traditional county town is Nottingham, though the county council is based at County Hall in West Bridgford in the borough of Rushcliffe, at a site facing Nottingham over the River Trent.
Newark and Sherwood is a local government district and is the largest district in Nottinghamshire, England. The district was formed on 1 April 1974, by a merger of the municipal borough of Newark with Newark Rural District and Southwell Rural District. It was originally known just as Newark: the name was changed by the council effective 1 April 1995.
Carlton is a town east of Nottingham, England, in the Borough of Gedling. The town is now a part of the large Borough of Gedling and has been fragmented into wards. The population of Carlton ward at the 2011 Census had a population of 6,881. The town was an urban district until 1974. The eight modern wards that comprised the urban district together had an estimated population of 48,416 in 2015. This information is obtained from the Gedling borough council website.
This article describes the history of Nottinghamshire.
Rushcliffe is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament from 2019 by Ruth Edwards, a Conservative. From 1970 until 2019, it was represented by Kenneth Clarke who was the Father of the House of Commons from 2017 until 2019. He also served under the governments of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron respectively. Clarke was one of only 5 ministers to serve throughout the whole 18 years of the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major. His political career is the fifth-longest in the modern era and he is a notable figure in British politics.
Gedling is a constituency created in 1983 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2019 by Tom Randall of the Conservative Party. The seat is one of the dozens of the UK seats held by Labour in 2017, but gained by the Conservatives in 2019.
Epperstone is an English village and civil parish in mid-Nottinghamshire, located near Lowdham and Calverton. It had a population of 589 at the time of the 2011 Census. Many inhabitants commute to work or school in Nottingham 9 miles (16 km) to the south-west.
The Nottingham–Lincoln line is a railway line in central England, running north-east from Nottingham to Lincoln.
Basford was a rural district close to Nottingham, England, from 1894 to 1974. The district consisted of two detached parts, to the north and south of Nottingham. It was created under the Local Government Act 1894 based on the existing Basford rural sanitary district.
Gedling is a village in the Gedling district, in Nottinghamshire, England, four miles northeast of Nottingham city centre. The population at the 2011 census of the ward was 6,817 and 111,787 for the district. Gedling was once a distinct settlement, having been recorded in the Domesday Book, although nowadays—due to the growth of Nottingham—it is difficult to separate it from the neighbouring town of Carlton.
Netherfield is a town in the city of Nottingham, in the English ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire. It is situated to the east of Nottingham's city boundary in the borough of Gedling, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) between Colwick and Carlton in the NG4 postcode area, and near the River Trent. The appropriate Gedling ward is called 'Netherfield and Colwick'. At the time of the 2011 census, the population of this ward was 7,398.
Fiskerton is a village in Nottinghamshire, England on the west bank of the River Trent about 3 miles southeast of Southwell. The appropriate civil parish was Fiskerton cum Morton. The population of this civil parish at the 2011 Census was 902. The waterfront is home to million-pound residential properties, previously residences of merchants and businessmen who commuted in the 1800s to nearby Nottingham by rail from Fiskerton Station.
The A616 is a road that links Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, to the M1 motorway at Junction 30, then reappears at Junction 35A and goes on to Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
Rolleston is a small village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire by the River Greet, a few miles from Southwell not far from the Trent and about 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Newark. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 312. It has a church dedicated to the Holy Trinity. It lies close to the railway line between Nottingham and Lincoln and is only one kilometre to the south of Southwell race course, which lies just to the north of the same railway line.
The A612 road is an A-class road in the United Kingdom running between Nottingham and Averham, on the A617 near Newark.
Gedling and Carlton railway station was a former railway station built to serve the villages of Gedling and Carlton in Nottinghamshire. It was opened by the Great Northern Railway on its Derbyshire Extension in 1875–6 and closed in 1960.
St. Wilfrid's Church, North Muskham is a parish church in the Church of England in North Muskham, Nottinghamshire.
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