Bingham is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Nottinghamshire.
Other places in the parish include: Newton.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1598
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608
Nonconformists include: Christians, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Car Colston
- Tythby with Cropwell Butler
- Wiverton Hall
- East Bridgford
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BINGHAM, a small town, a parish, a subdistrict, a district, and a wapentake in Notts. The town stands near the Fossé way, on the Nottingham and Grantham railway, in the vale of Belvoir, 9 miles E of Nottingham. It consists chiefly of two streets, parallel to each other; and is well built It has a post office under Nottingham, a railway station, two chief inns, a church, two dissenting chapels, a free school, and a workhouse; and is a seat of petty sessions and a polling-place. The church is early and decorated English, large, and cruciform; has a square tower, highly sculptured, and a lofty spire; contains a monument to White, the first editor of the “Ephemeris;” and was anciently connected with a small college or guild. A weekly market is held on Thursday; and fairs on the Tuesday and Wednesday before 13 Feb., on Whit-Thursday, and on 8 and 9 Nov. The parish is stated in the Census to include likewise part of the hamlet of Newton. Acres, 3,054. Real property, £9,609. Pop., 1,918. Houses, 416. The property is not much divided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lincoln. Value, £1,503. Patron, the Earl of Chesterfield. Archbishop Abbot and Bishops Hanmer and Wren were for some time rectors; and Archbishop Cranmer, the astronomer White, Colonel Hutchinson, and Lord Howe were natives of the parish or of its Vicinity.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Poorhouses & Poor Law
- County: Nottinghamshire
- Civil Registration District: Bingham
- Probate Court: Exchequer and Prerogative Courts of the Archbishop of York
- Diocese: Lincoln
- Rural Deanery: Bingham
- Poor Law Union: Bingham
- Hundred: Bingham
- Province: York