BARTON-BLOUNT, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1958
1891 R.G. 12 / 2196
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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

"BARTON-BLOUNT, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 9 miles to the W. of Derby, its post town. During the civil war in the reign of Charles I. the manor-house was garrisoned for the parliament, and a skirmish took place in the neighbourhood between these forces and the royal troops from Tutbury Castle. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield, value £69, in the patronage of F. Bradshaw, Esq., whose seat is Barton Hall. The parish is in the honour of Tutbury, and Duchy of Lancaster."

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

There is a caravan park near the village.

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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