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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This place I find not in Doomsday. (fn. 1) In Nom. Vill. 9 E. 2, North Leverton, Hablesthorp, and Cotes, answered for one whole villa, whereof Mr. Lodovic de Bellomote, and Adam de Everingham were then lords.
This whole hamlet of Hablesthorp, makes a prebend in the cathedral church of Yorke, and was of xl value. (fn. 2)
(fn. 3) The owners of Hablestrop town 1612, are said to be Michael Bland, gent. John Hewett of London, gent. John Clark, Robert Coteham, Thomas Taylor, widow Munke, widow Rye, William Sooby, John Chaworth, William Fox, Abraham Gelland, John Thorneton, Henry Parnham, Anthony Chaworthe, John Thorneaughe, esquire.
Lord Middleton has a portion of the land here, which claims several owners. The hamlet is small, it once had a chapel. See the note, page 291.