Normanton Rutland Family History Guide

Normanton Church Museum, Rutland Water
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Normanton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland.

Parish church: St Matthew

Parish registers begin: 1755

Parishes adjacent to Normanton

  • Edith Weston
  • Hambleton
  • Empingham
  • Ketton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Normanton, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; on the river Gwash, 3½ miles W.N.W. of Ketton r. station, and 5 E.S.E. of Oakham. Post-town, Oakham. Acres, 2,450. Real property, £1,158. Pop., 59. Houses, 7. The manor belonged to the Norman villes; passed to the Basings and the Mackworths; and belongs now to Lord Aveland. Normanton Park is Lord Aveland's seat; and the mansion is a beautiful edifice, on an eminence; while the grounds are extensive, and include a well-stocked deer-park. There is a mineral spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £156. Patron, Lord Aveland. The church stands in the park; is a small, old, rustic building; and has been considerably improved.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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  • County: Rutlandshire
  • Civil Registration District: Oakham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Oakham
  • Hundred: Martinsley
  • Province: Canterbury