Rosliston or Rostliston, Derbyshire
Rosliston or Rostliston, a parish, with a village, in Derbyshire, 2½ miles WSW of Gresley railway station, and 5 S by W of Burton-on-Trent. It has a post office under Burton-on-Trent; money order office, Coton-in-the Elms; telegraph office, Linton. Acreage, 1220; population, 448. There is a parish council consisting of six members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £156 with residence. The church is good, and has chancel, nave, and western tower with spire. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Rosliston St. Mary|
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley|
|Poor Law union||Burton-upon-Trent|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Rosliston or Rostliston from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Rosliston (St. Mary))
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: