Great Casterton with Pickworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutlandshire.
Alternative names: Bridge Casterton, Great Casterton
Other places in the parish include: Pickworth.
Parish registers begin:
Great Casterton with Pickworth
- Parish registers: 1655
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1706
Separate registers exist for Pickworth
- Parish registers: 1660
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1709
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
- Stamford All Saints with St Peter
- Careby with Holywell and Aunby
- Little Casterton
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CASTERTON (Great), or Bridge-Casterton, a parish in the district of Stamford and county of Rutland; on Ermine street and the river Gwash, near the Leicester and Peterborough railway, 2½ miles NW of Stamford. It has a post office, of the name of Great Casterton, under Stamford. Acres, 1,590. Real property, £2,021. Pop., 323. Houses, 76. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged formerly to the Husseys, the Scroops, the Delawarrs, and others; and belongs now to the Marquis of Exeter. A Roman station, burnt by the Picts, is thought by some to have been here. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Pickworth, in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £450. Patron, the Marquis of Exeter. The church was later English, but has been rebuilt. National schools were erected in 1861.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Stamford
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Rutland
Poor Law Union: Stamford
Hundred: East (Rutlandshire)