Beckingham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Nottinghamshire.
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1615
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1634
Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion and Primitive Methodist.
- Gringley on the Hill
- Gainsborough All Saints
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
BECKINGHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Gainsborough, North-Clay division of the wapentake of Bassetlaw, N. division of the county of Nottingham, 3¼ miles (W. by N.) from Gainsborough; containing 491 inhabitants. It comprises 2412 acres; the road from Gainsborough to Bawtry passes through the village, and the navigable river Trent runs along the border of the parish. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Chapter of the Collegiate Church of Southwell, valued in the king’s books at £6. 15. 3.; net income, £110. The tithes were commuted for land in 1779; the glebe consists of 60 acres. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans; and a school, endowed with about £15 per annum, is conducted on the national plan. Dr. William Howell, the historian, was born here.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Land and property
- County: Nottinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Gainsborough
- Probate Court: Pre-1800 – Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of York, Post-1799 – Court of the Manor of Gringley-on-the-Hill or Bawtry
- Diocese: Lincoln
- Rural Deanery: Southwell
- Poor Law Union: Gainsborough
- Hundred: Bassetlaw
- Province: York