Stanton by Bridge, Derbyshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Stanton-by-Bridge St. Michael|
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley|
|Poor Law union||Shardlow|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Stanton-by-Bridge 1664-1837, Derbyshire, is available to browse online.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Stanton-By-Bridge (St. Michael))
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: