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Castle Gresley, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Castle-Gresley, a township in Church-Gresley parish, Derbyshire, 4½ miles SE by E of Burton-upon-Trent, and½ mile from Gresley station on the M.R. There is a large brewery here, also a post and money order office under Burton-upon-Trent; telegraph office, Gresley (R.S.) The area is 614 acres; population, 864.

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 
Civil parishChurch Gresley 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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


Church Records

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.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Castle Gresley 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 Castle Gresley 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 districtDE11
Post TownSwadlincote