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Osleston and Thurvaston, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Osleston and Thurvaston, a township partly in Sutton-on-the-Hill and partly in Long Lane ecclesiastical parishes, Derbyshire, 7 miles W by N of Derby. Acreage, 1745; population, 293. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £64 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Sutton-on-the Hill. The church is a plain structure consisting of chancel, nave, and belfry. It was built in 1859 when the new parish was formed from the ancient parishes of Trusley, Sutton-on-the Hill, and Brailsford.

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 
Civil parishSutton On The Hill 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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

Church Records, 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 Osleston and Thurvaston from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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