Seaton with Thorpe is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutlandshire.
Alternative names: Seaton
Other places in the parish include: Thorpe by Water and Thorpe.
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1538
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1701
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SEATON, a village and a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland. The village stands near the Rugby and Stamford railway, 2½ miles ESE of Uppingham; was known at Domesday as Segentone; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Uppingham. The parish contains also the hamlet of Thorpe-by-Water, and comprises 2,050 acres. Real property, £3,647. Pop., 422. Houses, 89. The manor belonged, at Domesday, to Robert de Todeni; passed to the Beaufoes and others; and belongs now to E. H.Monckton, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £649. Patron, the Rev. T. Heycock. The church is old, and has a tower and spire. Charities, £12.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848
SEATON (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Uppingham, hundred of Wrandike, county of Rutland, 2½ miles (E. by S.) from Uppingham; containing, with the hamlet of Thorpe-by-Water, 446 inhabitants, of whom 362 are in Seaton hamlet. The parish comprises 1395a. lr. 21p.; the soil is chiefly a red mould alternated with blue clay, and is of great fertility. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £20. 7. 6.; income, £649; patron, the Earl of Harborough. The church is in the later English style.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848
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Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Rutland
Poor Law Union: Uppingham