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Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Marston Montgomery, a village and a parish in Derbyshire. The village stands 1½ mile E of the river Dove at the boundary with Staffordshire, 2¼ miles ESE of Eocester, and 3½ from Uttoxeter station on the North Stafford railway; is a scattered place, and has a post office under Derby; money order and telegraph office, Rocester. The parish comprises 2475 acres; population, 322. The living is a rectory, annexed to Cnbley, in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £140. The church stands on an eminence, is partly Norman and Early English, and consists of nave and chancel, with a tower. It was thoroughly restored in 1876, and a new organ was erected in 1885. There are a Wesleyan chapel and some small charities.

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 parishMarston-Montgomery St. Giles 
HundredAppletree 
Poor Law unionUttoxeter 

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.


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 Marston Montgomery from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictDerbyshire Dales
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne