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Stanton and Newhall, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Stanton and Newhall form a township in Stapenhill parish, Derbyshire, 2 to 4 miles SE of Burton-upon-Trent town and railway stations. Stanton has a post office under Burton-upon-Trent; money order office, Newhall; telegraph office, Stapenhul. There is a post and money order office at Newhall; telegraph office, Swadlincote. Acreage, 1788; population, 4635. Stanton House is a chief residence. There are collieries and brickworks and a police station. Stanton is annexed to Stapenhill ecclesiastical parish, but Newhall was, constituted a separate ecclesiastical parish in 1845. There are Wesleyan, Free, and Primitive Methodist chapels. See NEWHALL.

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 parishStapenhill 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
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 Stanton and Newhall 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

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