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Walton upon Trent, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Walton-upon-Trent, a parish, with a village, in Derbyshire, on The river Trent, adjacent to Barton and Walton station on the M.R., and 4½ miles SW by S of Burton. It has a post and money order office under Burton-upon-Trent; telegraph office, Barton-under-Needwood. Acreage, 2374; population, 434. Walton Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £450 with residence. The church is Early English and Decorated, and was restored in 1862; it consists of chancel, nave, S aisle, S transept, and an embattled western tower. There is an endowed school with £26 a year.

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 parishWalton-On-Trent St. John the Baptist 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
Poor Law unionBurton 

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.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Walton upon Trent 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 Walton upon Trent 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: