ALVASTON, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2490
1891 R.G. 12 / 2721 & 2722
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"ALVASTON, a chapelry in the parish of Derby St. Michael, in the hundred of Morleston and Litchurch in the county of Derby, 3 miles to the S.E. of Derby. It is situated on the river Derwent, near the Midland railway, and the Derby canal goes through the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £116, in the gift of the parishioners. The Wesleyan Methodists have a chapel here: The principal residence is Alvaston House."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Today, Alvaston functions as a suburb of Derby city, on the A6 trunk road only 3 miles from Derbvy city centre. The village has grown considerably in the last 150 years. Allenton is considered a portion of Alvaston.

Keith EVANS has a photograph of the Milepost on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2012. This is to remind you how far you are from London.

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History

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Military History

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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