Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Volume 3, Republished With Large Additions By John Throsby. Originally published by J Throsby, Nottingham, 1796.
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THURGARTON and LYTHE HUNDRED.
THURGARTON A LEE WAPENTAKE. Was in the Conqueror's time two, Torgerton and Lyda, which I suppose now only make the two divisions; the first contains the townships from Nottingham down the river Trent as far as Averham, and the other all below. In the record of Nom. Vill. 9 E. 2. the King is lord of the wapentake of Thorgarton and Lythe, and so still continueth as I think. The first township we are to note in it now, which was not in it then (being truly a part of Nottingham is