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Sturston, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Sturston, a township in Ashborne parish, Derbyshire, 1½ mile E of Ashborne station on the North Staffordshire railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Ashborne. Acreage, 962; population, 871. Sturston Hall, an ancient Tudor mansion, was long the property of the Knivetons, was sold to the Meynells in 1655, and is now the property of the Smith family, who are lords of the manor, and is used as a farmhouse.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishAshbourn 
HundredAppletree 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, 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 Sturston 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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