History of Nottinghamshire

617 Battle of the River Idle

1290 Death of Eleanor of Castile

1290 Eleanor Crosses

1487 Battle of Stoke Field

Nottinghamshire is in Midlands.

Around 1114 Margaret Peverell Countess Derby 1114-1154 was born to William "The Younger" Peverell 1080-1155 (34) and Avicia Taillebois at Nottinghamshire.

John Evelyn's Diary 21 June 1671. 21 Jun 1671. To Council again, when one Colonel Cartwright, a Nottinghamshire man, (formerly in commission with Colonel Nicholls) gave us a considerable relation of that country; on which the Council concluded that in the first place a letter of amnesty should be dispatched.

Allerton, Nottinghamshire

In 1552 Alice Skipwith 1461-1552 (91) died at Allerton.

Annesley, Nottinghamshire

In 1341 Thomas Annesley 1341-1429 was born at Annesley.

Around 1383 Isabel Annesley 1383-1416 was born to Hugh Annesley 1364-1429 (19) and Benedicta Babington 1368-1426 (15) at Annesley. Date adjusted from 1383 to 1366 to be consistent with birth of son in 1380.

After 1415 John Annesley 1415-1437 was born at Annesley.

On 10 Feb 1459 Thomas Chaworth 1375-1459 (84) died at Annesley.

Around 1554 George Chaworth 1st Viscount Chaworth 1554-1639 was born to John Chaworth 1534-1558 (20) at Annesley.

Around Jun 1693 Patrick Chaworth 3rd Viscount Chaworth 1635-1693 (57) was buried at Annesley.

Arnold, Nottinghamshire

In 1598 Jane Sacheverell 1563-1598 (35) died at Arnold.

Aslockton, Nottinghamshire

On 02 Jul 1489 Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556 was born at Aslockton.

1533 Hans Holbein The Younger Painter 1497-1543. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556. In 1544 Gerlach Flicke Painter 1520-1558. Portrait of Thomas Cranmer Archbishop of Canterbury 1489-1556.

Averham, Nottinghamshire

Around 1422 Robert Sutton 1422-1500 was born at Averham.

Church of St Michael and All Angels Averham, Nottinghamshire

Church of St Michael and All Angels Averham. There is a wall monument to Robert Sutton 1st Baron Lexinton 1594-1668 who died in 1668. There are also two medieval memorials, a foliated cross and an effigy of a layman (poorly preserved).

Around 1635 Henry Sutton 1589-1635 (46) died. He was buried at the Church of St Michael and All Angels Averham.

Beeston, Nottinghamshire

In 1818 John Francis Oxley 1818- was born to at Beeston.

St John's Church Beeston, Nottinghamshire

Reverend Thomas Bigsby 1756-1821 was appointed Vicar of St John's Church Beeston.

Bingham, Nottinghamshire

50AD. Margidunum is a Roman Fort on the Fosse Way near Bingham. A civilian settlement then developed in about 70–80 AD on either side of the Fosse Way. A stone wall nearly 3m wide was later built in front of the earth rampart, with two ditches beyond it. The fort was protected to the south and east by marshland. The site remained occupied until about 500 AD.

Bingham Church Bingham, Nottinghamshire

On 15 Oct 1458 Thomas Rempston 1389-1458 (69) died. He was buried at Bingham Church Bingham.

Margidunum, Bingham, Nottinghamshire

50AD. Margidunum is a Roman Fort on the Fosse Way near Bingham. A civilian settlement then developed in about 70–80 AD on either side of the Fosse Way. A stone wall nearly 3m wide was later built in front of the earth rampart, with two ditches beyond it. The fort was protected to the south and east by marshland. The site remained occupied until about 500 AD.

Fosse Way 5f Leicester to Lincoln. Leaving Ratae Corieltavorum aka Leicester the Fosse way continues north-west through Thurmaston, past Syston, where it makes a slight change in direction, through Six Hills where Roman road (RM58) forks off north east to Grantham. Then passing Vernementum aka Willoughby-on-the-Wolds the Fosse Way make another minor change in alignment at Cotgrave before continuing through Margidunum, Ad Pontem aka East Stoke. Ad Pontem refers to it being close to the River Trent. The road continues through Newark on Trent then Crococalana Roman Settlement near present day Brough. At Bracebridge the Fosse Way meets Ermine Street before continuing into Lindum Colonia aka Lincoln.

Bonnington, Nottinghamshire

In 1305 John Crophull 1305-1383 was born at Bonnington.

Brough, Nottinghamshire

Crococalana Roman Settlement, Brough, Nottinghamshire

Crococalana Roman Settlement was identified by air photographs which show a rectangular defended area measuring about 213m from north-east to south-west by about 150m transversely, defined by two widely-spaced ditches on the north west side and a single ditch or bank on the other three.

Fosse Way 5f Leicester to Lincoln. Leaving Ratae Corieltavorum aka Leicester the Fosse way continues north-west through Thurmaston, past Syston, where it makes a slight change in direction, through Six Hills where Roman road (RM58) forks off north east to Grantham. Then passing Vernementum aka Willoughby-on-the-Wolds the Fosse Way make another minor change in alignment at Cotgrave before continuing through Margidunum, Ad Pontem aka East Stoke. Ad Pontem refers to it being close to the River Trent. The road continues through Newark on Trent then Crococalana Roman Settlement near present day Brough. At Bracebridge the Fosse Way meets Ermine Street before continuing into Lindum Colonia aka Lincoln.

Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire

On 27 Apr 1571 William Fairfax 1531-1597 (40) and Jane Stapleton 1557-1595 (13) were married at Burton Joyce.

St Helen's Church, Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire

St Helen's Church, Burton Joyce. Monuments include life-size effigy of Robert Jorz de Bethune, c.1400, on chest with shields. Incised cross top. C15 incised cross slab. Brass to Rev. John Gifford, 1662. Recessed alabaster tablet with damaged Latin inscription. 3 early C19 marble and slate tablets. C14 style tablet, 1853. C13 style tablet, 1862. 3 brasses, late C19. Stone War Memorial tablet with wreath, 1918.

Carleton on Trent, Nottinghamshire

Around 1364 John Cromwell 1364-1461 was born to Richard Cromwell 1338-1368 (26) at Carleton on Trent.

Around 1461 John Cromwell 1364-1461 (97) died at Carleton on Trent.

Chilwell, Nottinghamshire

Around 1368 Benedicta Babington 1368-1426 was born to John Babington 1333-1409 (35) and Benedicta Warde 1339-1382 (29) at Chilwell.

Clifton, Nottinghamshire

Around 1328 Robert Clifton 1328-1376 was born to Gervase "The Chevalier" Clifton 1314-1387 (14) and Margaret Pierrepoint 1317-1346 (11) at Clifton.

On 16 Oct 1376 Robert Clifton 1328-1376 (48) died at Clifton.

Around 1405 Gervase Clifton 1405-1471 was born to Gervase Clifton 1390-1453 (15) at Clifton.

Around 1450 Joan Clifton 1450-1495 was born to Gervase Clifton 1405-1471 (45) and Isabel Finch -1457 in Clifton.

Before 22 Jun 1670 Clifford Clifton 1626-1670 died. On 22 Jun 1670 Clifford Clifton 1626-1670 was buried at Clifton.

Colston, Nottinghamshire

In 1099 Thomas Basset 1099-1182 was born to Ralph Basset 1076-1127 (23) at Colston.

Around 1110 Nicholas Basset 1110- was born to Ralph Basset 1076-1127 (34) at Colston.

Around 1114 William Basset 1114- was born to Ralph Basset 1076-1127 (38) at Colston.

Around 1130 Thomas Basset 1130-1182 was born to Gilbert Basset 1095-1165 (35) and Cecily Englefield at Colston.

In 1186 Adeliza Dunstanville 1130-1186 (56) died at Colston.

Cromwell, Nottinghamshire

Around 1289 Ralph Cromwell 1289- was born to Ralph Cromwell 1238-1289 (51) and Margaret Somery Baroness Basset Drayton 1225-1293 (64) in Cromwell.

On 18 Sep 1289 Ralph Cromwell 1238-1289 (51) died in Cromwell.

In 1297 Idoine Vipont 1223-1297 (74) died in Cromwell.

Cropwell Butler, Nottinghamshire

Around 1441 Thomas Chaworth 1441-1485 was born to George Chaworth 1420-1466 (21) and Alice Annesley 1432- (9) at Cropwell Butler.

Cuckney, Nottinghamshire

After 25 Jul 1643 Robert Pierrepoint 1st Earl Kingston 1584-1643 was buried at Cuckney.

On 23 Oct 1768 William Otter Bishop of Chichester 1768-1840 was born at Cuckney.

East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire

In 1220 Robert Babington 1220-1248 was born to John Babington 1170-1220 (50) at East Bridgeford.

Around 1313 Alice Boys 1313-1409 was born to Robert Boys -1311 and Christian Latimer at East Bridgeford.

Around 1333 John Babington 1333-1409 was born to John Babington 1300-1355 (33) and Alice Boys 1313-1409 (20) at East Bridgeford.

Around 1363 Arnold Babington 1363-1455 was born to John Babington 1333-1409 (30) and Benedicta Warde 1339-1382 (24) at East Bridgeford.

Around 1376 Thomas Babington of Dethick 1376-1464 was born to John Babington 1333-1409 (43) and Benedicta Warde 1339-1382 (37) at East Bridgeford.

In 1409 John Babington 1333-1409 (76) died at East Bridgeford.

Around 1409 Alice Boys 1313-1409 (96) died at East Bridgeford.

East Markham, Nottinghamshire

East Stoke, Nottinghamshire

On 16 Jun 1487 a Lancastrian army defeated a Yorkist army at the Battle of Stoke Field; considered by many to be the last battle of the Wars of the Roses. East Stoke

The Lancastrian army of Henry Tudor comprised:

John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (44).

Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (55).

George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538 (19).

Henry Willoughby 1451-1528 (36).

John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 (45).

John Mordaunt 1455-1504 (31).

Richard Neville 2nd Baron Latimer of Snape 1468-1530 (19).

William Norreys 1441-1507 (46).

Edward Norreys 1464-1487 (23) wounded.

John Paston 1444-1504 (43).

George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 (27).

Edward Woodville Lord Scales 1456-1488 (31).

Thomas Lovell 1478-1524 (9), knighted.

Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523 (40).

Edward Belknapp of Blackfriars in London -1521

William Lyttelton 1450-1507 (37) who was knighted after the battle.

The Yorksists:

John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (25) was killed. Earl Lincoln 6C 1467 extinct.

Thomas Fitzgerald 1458-1487 (29) and Martin Schwartz -1487 were killed.

Lambert Simnel 1477- (10) fought and was captured. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (31) fought and escaped.

Fosse Way 5f Leicester to Lincoln. Leaving Ratae Corieltavorum aka Leicester the Fosse way continues north-west through Thurmaston, past Syston, where it makes a slight change in direction, through Six Hills where Roman road (RM58) forks off north east to Grantham. Then passing Vernementum aka Willoughby-on-the-Wolds the Fosse Way make another minor change in alignment at Cotgrave before continuing through Margidunum, Ad Pontem aka East Stoke. Ad Pontem refers to it being close to the River Trent. The road continues through Newark on Trent then Crococalana Roman Settlement near present day Brough. At Bracebridge the Fosse Way meets Ermine Street before continuing into Lindum Colonia aka Lincoln.

Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire

On 09 Jan 1662 John Holles 1st Duke Newcastle upon Tyne 1662-1711 was born to Gilbert Holles 3rd Earl Clare 1633-1689 (28) and Grace Pierrepoint Countess Clare 1633-1702 (29) at Edwinstowe.

On 17 Mar 1824 William Boothby 7th Baronet Boothby 1746-1824 (78) died at Edwinstowe. His son William Boothby 8th Baronet Boothby 1782-1846 (41) succeeded 8th Baronet Boothby of Broadlow Ash in Derbyshire.

Grove, Nottinghamshire

In 1480 Elizabeth Digby 1480-1520 was born to John Digby 1460-1533 (20) at Grove.

In 1520 Elizabeth Digby 1480-1520 (40) died at Grove.

Grove Hall Grove, Nottinghamshire

Around 1439 Humphrey Hercye 1439-1511 was born at Grove Hall Grove.

On 10 Mar 1490 Joan Stanhope 1439-1490 (51) died at Grove Hall Grove.

On 09 Nov 1511 Humphrey Hercye 1439-1511 (72) died at Grove Hall Grove.

Gunthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Gunthorpe Bridge, Nottinghamshire

Gunthorpe Bridge is a bridge over the River Trent which replaced a ferry which operated until 1875. The original bridge opened in 1875. It was built largely in iron. The current bridge was built in 1927 400 metres upstream from the old one.

Harby, Nottinghamshire

On 28 Nov 1290 Eleanor of Castile (49) died at Harby. Her viscera were buried at Lincoln Cathedral.

After 28 Nov 1290 Eleanor of Castile's body was taken from Harby to Westminster Abbey. At each of the locations at which her body rested overnight Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307 commissioned the building of an Eleanor Cross. Three remain. The best example being at Geddington__Northamptonshire.

Haughton, Nottinghamshire

On 13 Jun 1595 John Holles 2nd Earl Clare 1595-1666 was born to John Holles 1st Earl Clare 1564-1637 (31) and Anne Stanhope Countess Clare 1576-1651 (19) at Haughton.

Haughton Hall Haughton, Nottinghamshire

In May 1564 John Holles 1st Earl Clare 1564-1637 was born to Denzil Holles 1538-1590 (26) and Eleanor Sheffield 1537- (27) at Haughton Hall Haughton.

Hickling, Nottinghamshire

Around 1521 Ralph Babington 1482-1521 (39) died at Hickling.

Holbeck, Nottinghamshire

St Winifred's Church Holbeck, Nottinghamshire

On 30 Jul 1990 Victor Cavendish-Bentinck 9th Duke of Portland 1897-1990 (93) died without surviving male issue. He was buried at St Winifred's Church Holbeck. Duke Portland extinct. His half sixth cousin Henry Charles Bentinck 11th Earl of Portland 1919-1997 (70) succeeded 11th Earl of Portland 2C 1689.

Holme Pierrepoint

Hoveringham Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

St Michael's Church Hoveringham Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

On 08 Jul 1425 Elizabeth Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1366-1425 (59) died at Wighill. She was buried at St Michael's Church Hoveringham Nottingham.

Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire

On 19 Apr 1824 George "Lord Byron" 6th Baron Byron Poet 1788-1824 (36) died at Missolonghi. He was buried at Hucknall Torkard. His first cousin George Byron 7th Baron Byron 1789-1868 (35) succeeded 7th Baron Byron of Rochdale in Lancashire.

Between 1807 and 1809. George Sanders 1774-1846. Portrait of George 1837. Henry Pierce Bone Painter 1779-1855. Portrait of George 1814. Thomas Phillips 1770-1845. Portrait of George

Langar, Nottinghamshire

On 02 Sep 1609 Thomas Scrope 10th Baron Scrope of Bolton 1567-1609 (42) died at Langar. His son Emanuel Scrope 1st Earl of Sunderland 1584-1630 (25) succeeded 11th Baron Scrope of Bolton.

In 1679 John Grobham Howe 1625-1679 (54) died. On 27 May 1679 he was buried at Langar.

St Andrew's Church Langar, Nottinghamshire

On 03 Jul 1639 George Chaworth 1st Viscount Chaworth 1554-1639 (85) died at Bath. He was buried at St Andrew's Church Langar. His son John Chaworth 2nd Viscount Chaworth 1605-1644 (34) succeeded 2nd Viscount Chaworth in County Armagh.

Kelham, Nottinghamshire

On 05 Jul 1898 John Manners-Sutton 1822-1898 (75) died at Kelham.

Kelham Hall Kelham, Nottinghamshire

On 07 Jan 1783 George Manners-Sutton 1723-1783 (59) died at Kelham Hall Kelham.

Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

In 1391 Elizabeth Chaworth Baroness Scrope Masham 1391-1465 was born to Thomas Chaworth 1375-1459 (16) at Kirkby in Ashfield.

Kirton, Nottinghamshire

Before 1566 Richard Whalley of Kirton 1566-1635 was born at Kirton.

In 1639 Frances Cromwell 1575-1639 (63) died at Kirton.

Kinoulton, Nottinghamshire

Around 1311 Payne Villiers 1311-1348 was born to Matthew Villiers of Kinalton 1283-1352 (28) at Kinoulton.

In or before 1347 Margaret Villiers 1347-1398 was born to Payne Villiers 1311-1348 (35) at Kinoulton.

In 1348 Payne Villiers 1311-1348 (37) died at Kinoulton.

St Luke's Church Kinoulton, Nottinghamshire

On 08 Apr 1798 Henry Noel 6th Earl Gainsborough 1743-1798 (55) died without issue. He was buried in St Luke's Church Kinoulton. The title Earl Gainsborough 1C 1682 extinct.

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

John Evelyn's Diary 15 August 1654. 15 Aug 1654. We passed next through Sherwood Forest, accounted the most extensive in England. Then, Paplewick, an incomparable vista with the pretty castle near it. Thence, we saw Newstead Abbey, belonging to the Lord Byron (48), situated much like Fontainebleau in France, capable of being made a noble seat, accommodated as it is with brave woods and streams; it has yet remaining the front of a glorious abbey church. Next, by Mansfield town; then Welbeck, the house of the Marquis of Newcastle (61), seated in a bottom in a park, and environed with woods, a noble yet melancholy seat. The palace is a handsome and stately building. Next to Worksop Abbey, almost demolished; the church has a double flat tower entire, and a pretty gate. The manor belongs to the Earl of Arundel (27), and has to it a fair house at the foot of a hill in a park that affords a delicate prospect. Tickel, a town and castle, has a very noble prospect. All these in Nottinghamshire.

Markham Clinton, Nottinghamshire

Newark on Trent

Newstead, Nottinghamshire

In 1577 John Byron 1577-1623 was born to John Byron 1556-1623 (21) at Newstead.

In 1599 John Byron 1st Baron Byron 1599-1652 was born to John Byron 1577-1623 (22) at Newstead.

Before 1652. William Dobson Painter 1611-1646. Portrait of John Byron 1st Baron Byron 1599-1652.

On 28 Sep 1623 John Byron 1577-1623 (46) died at Newstead.

Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire

On 06 May 1236 William D'Aubigny 1151-1236 (85) died at Uffington. His remains were buried at Newstead Abbey with his heart being buried at Belvoir Priory.

John Evelyn's Diary 15 August 1654. 15 Aug 1654. We passed next through Sherwood Forest, accounted the most extensive in England. Then, Paplewick, an incomparable vista with the pretty castle near it. Thence, we saw Newstead Abbey, belonging to the Lord Byron (48), situated much like Fontainebleau in France, capable of being made a noble seat, accommodated as it is with brave woods and streams; it has yet remaining the front of a glorious abbey church. Next, by Mansfield town; then Welbeck, the house of the Marquis of Newcastle (61), seated in a bottom in a park, and environed with woods, a noble yet melancholy seat. The palace is a handsome and stately building. Next to Worksop Abbey, almost demolished; the church has a double flat tower entire, and a pretty gate. The manor belongs to the Earl of Arundel (27), and has to it a fair house at the foot of a hill in a park that affords a delicate prospect. Tickel, a town and castle, has a very noble prospect. All these in Nottinghamshire.

Normanton on Soar, Nottinghamshire

Commonwealth War Graves at St Mary the Virgin Church Bottesford including one to Flight Sargeant William Dundas Fordwych who was killed aged twenty-one with the rest of his crew on 19 Aug 1942. Took off 0001 hrs to practicing overshoot procedures. The starboard outer engine was feathered by error, resulting in a stall and the crash that followed at 01.15hrs at Normanton, 12 miles NE of Nottingham.

The River Soar rises near Wibtoft after which it travels broadly north through Leicester, past Mountsorrel Castle, Normanton on Soar and Holy Trinity Church Ratcliffe on Soar before joining the River Trent.

North Elmsall, Nottinghamshire

In 1309 William Wentworth 1309-1335 was born to William Wentworth 1283-1333 (26) and Isabel Pollington 1285-1260 (24) at North Elmsall.

In 1330 John Wentworth 1330-1413 was born to William Wentworth 1283-1333 (47) and Isabel Hooton 1310-1370 (20) at North Elmsall.

On 27 Jun 1369 John Wentworth 1369-1425 was born to John Wentworth 1330-1413 (39) and Joan Tyas at North Elmsall.

Around 1395 Roger Wentworth 1395-1462 was born to John Wentworth 1369-1425 (25) and Agnes Dronsfield 1373-1437 (22) at North Elmsall.

Around 1395 John Wentworth of North Elmsall 1395-1461 was born to John Wentworth 1369-1425 (25) and Agnes Dronsfield 1373-1437 (22) at North Elmsall.

In 1413 John Wentworth 1330-1413 (83) died at North Elmsall.

In 1442 John Wentworth of North Elmsall 1442-1480 was born to John Wentworth of North Elmsall 1395-1461 (47) at North Elmsall.

Nottingham

Ollerton, Nottinghamshire

Cotham Ollerton, Nottinghamshire

Around 1425 Anna Leeke 1425-1468 was born to Simon Leeke 1345-1428 (80) in Cotham Ollerton.

Before 1486 John Markham 1485-1551 was born at Cotham Ollerton.

In 1510 John Markham 1510-1558 was born to John Markham 1490-1559 (20) and Anne Neville 1490- (20) at Cotham Ollerton.

In 1536 John Markham 1462-1536 (74) died at Cotham Ollerton.

Around Jun 1551 John Markham 1485-1551 (65) died at Cotham Ollerton. He was was buried at Cotham Ollerton.

Plumtree, Nottinghamshire

Before 1682 Walter Hastings 1607-1681 died in Plumtree.

In 1682 Edmund Hastings 1611-1682 (71) died in Plumtree.

Prochester, Nottinghamshire

Around 1275 Ada Tiptoft 1275-1323 was born to Robert Tiptoft 1247-1298 (28) and Eva Chaworth 1252-1300 (23) at Prochester.

Ratcliffe on Soar

Rampton, Nottinghamshire

In 1394 Richard Stanhope 1394-1432 was born to Richard Stanhope 1360-1436 (34) at Rampton.

In 1401 Agnes Stanhope 1401- was born to Richard Stanhope 1360-1436 (41) and Johanna Staveley at Rampton.

Around 1420 John Stanhope 1420-1493 was born to Richard Stanhope 1394-1432 (26) at Rampton.

On 02 Mar 1432 Richard Stanhope 1394-1432 (38) died at Rampton. He was buried at Tuxford.

In 1462 Edward Stanhope 1462-1511 was born to Thomas Stanhope 1450-1474 (12) and Margaret or Mary Jerningham at Rampton.

On 12 Dec 1493 John Stanhope 1420-1493 (73) died at Rampton.

Rempston, Nottinghamshire

Thomas Rempston -1406 was born at Rempston.

Retford, Nottinghamshire

Markham Moor Retford, Nottinghamshire

River Idle Markham Moor Retford, Nottinghamshire

In 617 Raedwald King East Anglia 570-624 (47) and his son Raegenhere Wuffingas -617 fought the Battle of the River Idle which took place at the River Idle Markham Moor Retford which forms the western border of the Isle of Lindsey.

Raegenhere Wuffingas -617 was killed.

Æthelfrith King Northumbrians 572-617 (45) was killed. King Edwin of Northumbria 586-633 (31) succeeded King Northumbria.

Rufford, Nottinghamshire

Rufford Abbey Rufford, Nottinghamshire

In 1148 Gilbert Gaunt 1st Earl Lincoln 1126-1156 (22) founded Rufford Abbey Rufford.

Saundby, Nottinghamshire

On 01 Sep 1561 Gervase Helwys 1561-1615 was born to John Helwys 1535–1600 and Mary Blagden of Thames Ditton at Saundby.

Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

On 14 Feb 1587 Thomas Wentworth 1522-1587 (65) died at Scrooby.

Shelford

Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

Papplewick Moor Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

On 21 Jul 1457 Henry Pierrepoint 1408-1457 (49) was murdered at Papplewick Moor Sherwood.

John Evelyn's Diary 15 August 1654. 15 Aug 1654. We passed next through Sherwood Forest, accounted the most extensive in England. Then, Paplewick, an incomparable vista with the pretty castle near it. Thence, we saw Newstead Abbey, belonging to the Lord Byron (48), situated much like Fontainebleau in France, capable of being made a noble seat, accommodated as it is with brave woods and streams; it has yet remaining the front of a glorious abbey church. Next, by Mansfield town; then Welbeck, the house of the Marquis of Newcastle (61), seated in a bottom in a park, and environed with woods, a noble yet melancholy seat. The palace is a handsome and stately building. Next to Worksop Abbey, almost demolished; the church has a double flat tower entire, and a pretty gate. The manor belongs to the Earl of Arundel (27), and has to it a fair house at the foot of a hill in a park that affords a delicate prospect. Tickel, a town and castle, has a very noble prospect. All these in Nottinghamshire.

Southwell, Nottinghamshire

On 20 Jun 1635 Patrick Chaworth 3rd Viscount Chaworth 1635-1693 was baptised at Southwell.

Strelley

Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire

Thoresby, Nottinghamshire

On 01 Sep 1630 Frances Pierrepoint Duchess Newcastle upon Tyne 1630-1695 was born to William Pierrepoint of Thoresby 1608-1678 (22) and Elizabeth Harries 1597-1657 (33) at Thoresby.

Before 17 Jul 1678 Mary Beale aka Cradock Painter 1633-1699. Portrait of William Pierrepoint of Thoresby 1608-1678.

Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire

On 21 Sep 1848 George Frederick Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck 1802-1848 (46) died unmarried. He had left his father's home Welbeck Abbey intending to walk the six miles to Thoresby Hall to dine with Charles Herbert Pierrepoint 2nd Earl Manvers 1778-1860 (70). When he didn't arrive at Thoresby Hall a search party was sent to look for him. They discovered his body at nine in the evening. He was buried in the family vault at St Marylebone Church.

Around 1857 Henry William Pickersgill Painter 1782-1875. Portrait of Charles Herbert Pierrepoint 2nd Earl Manvers 1778-1860.

On 07 Sep 1860 Mary Laetitia Eyre Countess Manvers 1784-1860 (75) died at Thoresby Hall.

Tithby, Nottinghamshire

In 1485 Thomas Chaworth 1441-1485 (44) died at Tithby.

Wiverton Hall Tithby, Nottinghamshire

Around 1331 Joan Pole 1331-1348 was born to William Pole 1302-1366 (29) and Katherine Norwich 1306-1381 (25) at Wiverton Hall Tithby.

On 28 May 1348 Joan Pole 1331-1348 (17) died at Wiverton Hall Tithby.

Tuxford, Nottinghamshire

On 02 Mar 1432 Richard Stanhope 1394-1432 (38) died at Rampton. He was buried at Tuxford.

Welbeck Abbey

West Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire

On 14 Sep 1520 Humphrey Hercye 1490-1520 (30) died at West Bridgeford.

Willoughby-on-the-Wolds

Wilverton, Nottinghamshire

Around 1290 Thomas Chaworth 1290-1347 was born at Wilverton.

Around 1310 Thomas Chaworth 1310-1371 was born to Thomas Chaworth 1290-1347 (20) at Wilverton.

Around 1371 Thomas Chaworth 1310-1371 (61) died at Wilverton.

Around 1375 Thomas Chaworth 1375-1459 was born to William Chaworth 1357-1398 (18) and Alice Clifford at Wilverton. Date adjusted from 1385 to 1375 to accommodate his daughter Elizabeth's birth in 1391.

Around 1534 John Chaworth 1534-1558 was born to George Chaworth 1500-1557 (34) and Maria Sacheverell 1508-1562 (26) at Wilverton.

Wollaton

Worksop