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Barton Blount, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Barton-Blount, a village, and a parish in Derbyshire, on a tributary of the river Dove, 4 miles NW of Tutbury railway station, and 10 W of Derby. Post town, Church-Broughton under Derby. Acreage, 1201; population, 76. Barton Hall is the seat of the Bradshaw family, who are lords of the manor and sole landowners. The parish is a resort of sportsmen. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £80. The church is small.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
HundredAppletree 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1558 for all entries.

Ancestry.co.uk, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.


Churches

Church of England

St. Chad (parish church)

The church of St. Chad is a very small but ancient building of stone, mantled with ivy and consisting of chancel and nave: there are six stained windows in memory of the Bradshaw family: and the church affords 60 sittings.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barton Blount from the following:


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Maps

Online maps of Barton Blount are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online:

DistrictSouth Derbyshire
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE65
Post TownDerby