Ednaston

EDNASTON, a hamlet, in the parish of Brailsford, hundred of Appletree, S. division of the county of Derby, 1ΒΌ mile (S. W.) from Brailsford; containing 217 inhabitants. The manor was given to the priory of Tutbury, by Robert, Earl Ferrers, the elder, and was granted at the Dissolution to Sir John Gifford, who conveyed it to Francis Shirley, Esq., ancestor of the present Earl Ferrers. The village lies south of the Ashbourn and Derby road.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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