Besthorpe is a chapelry of South Scarle Ancient Parish in Nottinghamshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: None
- Bishop’s Transcripts: None
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Sutton on Trent
- North Collingham
- South Scarle
- North Scarle, Lincolnshire
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BESTHORPE, a township-chapelry in South Scarle parish, Notts; on an affluent of the river Trent, 2½ miles E by N of Carlton r. station, and 7 N by E of Newarkupon-Trent. It has a post office under Newark. Acres, 510. Real property, £2,475. Pop., 338. Houses, 65. The property is subdivided. Besthorpe Hall was built in the time of James I., and has a pointed roof and a tower. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the Vicarage of South Scarle, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church is good; and there are Independent and Methodist chapels, a free school, and charities £9.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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- County: Nottinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Newark
- Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
- Diocese: Lincoln
- Rural Deanery: Newark
- Poor Law Union: Newark
- Hundred: Newark
- Province: York