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Stapenhill, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Stapenhill, a township and a parish in Derbyshire. The township lies on the river Trent, 1 mile SE of Burton-upon-Trent, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (T.S.O.) under Burton-upon-Trent. Acreage, 811; population of the civil parish, 4638, of the ecclesiastical, 5174. The parish includes the townships of Cauldwell and Stanton-with-Newhall. British, Roman, and Saxon remains were found in 1881. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £350. Patron, the Marquis of Anglesey. The church was rebuilt in 1881, is in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, and contains a monument of 1497. There are Free and Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 parishStapenhill St. Peter 
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.

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 Stapenhill 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: