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Foremark, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Foremark, a township and a parish in Derbyshire. The township lies near the river Trent, 3 miles E by S of Wil-lington railway station, and 6½ S of Derby. Post town, Burton-on-Trent; money order and telegraph office, Bepton. Area of township, 1207 acres; population, 93; area of parish, 2133 acres; population, 192. The parish includes also the township of Ingleby. Foremark House is the seat of the Burdett family, who are lords of the manor and chief landowners. A cave called the Anchor Church got its name from being the retreat of an anchorite. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross yearly value, £102. Patron, Sir Francis Burdett, Bart.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishForemark St. Saviour 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
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 Foremark 1663-1837, Derbyshire is available to browse online.

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.


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 Foremark 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 Foremark 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