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Stanton by Bridge, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Stanton-by-Bridge, a parish in Derbyshire, 2 miles from Melbourne station on a branch of the M.R., and 6½ S by E of Derby. It has a post and money order office under Derby; telegraph office, Melbourne. Acreage, 1433, of which 25 are water; population, 116. The living is a rectory, united in 1868 with Swarkestone, in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £567 with residence. The church was restored in 1866, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle, Norman S porch, and a bell turret; contains an ancient font, a piscina, and a handsome reredos erected in 1879.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishStanton-by-Bridge St. Michael 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
Poor Law unionShardlow 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stanton-by-Bridge 1664-1837, Derbyshire, is available to browse online., 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 Stanton by Bridge from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Stanton by Bridge 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
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE73
Post TownDerby