- Thurgarton (wapentake)
Thurgaton was a
wapentake(equivalent to a hundred) of the historic county of Nottinghamshire, England. It extended north-eastwards from Nottingham. The River Trentformed most of the eastern boundary. It consisted of the parishes of Averham, Bathley, Bleasby, Blidworth, Bulcote, Burton Joyce, Calverton, Carlton, Carlton-on-Trent, Caunton, Caythorpe, Colwick, Cromwell, East Stoke, Edingley, Epperstone, Farnsfield, Fiskerton, Fiskerton Cum Morton, Fledborough, Gedling, Gonalston, Grassthorpe, Gunthorpe, Halam, Halloughton, Haywood Oaks, Hockerton, Holme, Hoveringam, Kelham, Kersall, Kirklington, Kneesall, Lambley, Lindhurst, Lowdham, Maplebeck, Marnham, Meering, Morton, Normanton on Trent, North Muskham, Norwell, Norwell Woodhouse, Nottingham St Mary, Ossington, Oxton, Park Leys, Rolleston, Sneinton, South Muskham, Southwell, Staythorpe, Stoke Bardolph, Sutton on Trent, Thurgarton, Upton, Weston, Winkburnand Woodborough.
Contained within the boundaries of the wapentake are parts of the current
Newark and Sherwooddistrict, Gedlingborough and the City of Nottingham.
* [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp;jsessionid=11E94B617085E3072BD84BA886CF9BF8?u_id=10030572 Thurgarton Wapentake at Vision of Britain]
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