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Church Broughton, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Church-Broughton, a village and parish in Derbyshire, 3 miles from Tutbury station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 10 W by S of Derby. The parish includes the hamlets of Sapperton and Harehill, and has a post and money order office of the name of Church Broughton under Derby; telegraph office, Foston. Acreage, 2216; population of the civil parish, 465; of the ecclesiastical, 537. The Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £220 with residence. The church is ancient, and was thoroughly restored in 1885-86. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, an endowed school with £30 a year, and some charities.

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


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

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Ecclesiastical parishChurch Broughton St. Michael 
Poor Law unionBurton-Upon-Trent 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Church Broughton 1538-1812, Derbyshire is available to browse online., 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.

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 Church Broughton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Church Broughton 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
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE65
Post TownDerby