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Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Sutton-on-the Hill, a township and a parish in Derbyshire, 3 miles of Etwall station on the G.N.R., 3½ NNE of Tutbury railway station, and 8 W by S of Derby. There is a post office under Derby; money order and telegraph office, Etwall. Acreage of township, 880; population, 122; of ecclesiastical parish, 291. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £200 with residence. The church was partly rebuilt in 1863, is in the Decorated style, and consists of chancel, nave, N aisle, and tower with spire.

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 parishSutton-On-The-Hill St. Michael 
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 Sutton on the Hill 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 Sutton on the Hill 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 districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne