Weston upon Trent, Derbyshire
Weston-upon-Trent, a parish in Derbyshire, on the river Trent and the Trent and Mersey Canal, with a station on a branch of the M.R., 7 miles SE of Derby. Post town, Derby; money order office, Aston-on-Trent; telegraph office, at the railway station. Acreage, 1971; population, 322. There is a parish council consisting of six members. The manor belongs to the Holden family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Southwell; gross value, £494 with residence. The church is ancient, and was thoroughly restored in 1877. It is in different, styles, and consists of chancel, nave of three bays, aisles, S porch, and an embattled tower with octagonal spire. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Weston-upon-Trent St. Mary|
|Hundred||Morleston and Litchurch|
|Poor Law union||Shardlow|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Weston-on-Trent 1565-1812, 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 Weston upon Trent from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Weston-Upon-Trent (St. Mary))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.
Online maps of Weston upon Trent 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: