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Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Weston Underwood, a township in Mugginton parish, Derbyshire, 5¾ miles NW by N of Derby, and 3 from Duffield station on the M.R. Post town, Derby; money order and telegraph office, Duffield. Acreage, 3177; population, 375. Lord Scarsdale is lord of the manor.

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 parishStanton by Dale 
HundredMorleston and Litchurch 
Poor Law unionBelper 

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 Weston Underwood from the following:


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.


Maps

Online maps of Weston Underwood 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:

DistrictAmber Valley
CountyDerbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDE6
Post TownAshbourne