North Muskham

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North Muskham
Church of St. Wilfrid, North Muskham - - 53834.jpg
St. Wilfrid's Church, North Muskham
North Muskham is located in Nottinghamshire
North Muskham
North Muskham
 North Muskham shown within Nottinghamshire
OS grid reference SK798588
District Newark and Sherwood
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NG23
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
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Coordinates: 53°07′00″N 0°49′00″W / 53.1167°N 0.8167°W / 53.1167; -0.8167

North Muskham is a parish located between the River Trent and the A1 road near Newark-upon-Trent, in Nottinghamshire, England. It is close to the border with Lincolnshire.The village appears in the Domesday Book as Muscham.[1] There is a medieval parish church dedicated to St Wilfrid, the church is Grade I listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest and was restored during 1906 and 1907.

The village has a population of 943 (2001 census) with around 360 properties.[2]

There are currently two public houses: 'The Muskham Ferry' and 'The Crown'.


The most detailed account comes was written between 1870-72 by John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. It was recorded as having 194 houses with a real estate value of £5,161, with a manor belonging to Mr J. T. Edge.


The earliest records of North Muskham show that it had a population of 361 according to the 1801 census. In 1861 according to official census records North Muskham had a total of inhabited permanent residences with a total population of 614 residents.[3] The difference in population of the parish can be seen from the 1911 census in which, the area is registered as encompassing an area of 1,203 acres. However the 1911 census showed that the population had decreased to a total of 526 persons, with 262 males and 254 females. The 1921 census saw the population drop further with a total of 491 persons registered, however, during the next decade the population proceeded to increase very marginally to a total of 509.[4] Latest census reports show that the village has a population of 943 (2001 census) with around 360 properties.[5]

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