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Edingale

Census

  • The parish was in the Tamworth sub-district of the Tamworth Registration District.

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Census
Year
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 975

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Edingale area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity.

  • The church was damaged by a fire in 1881 and rebuilt that same year.

  • The church is a Grade II listed building with British Heritage.

  • The churchyard was in Derbyshire historically.

  • Michael PATTERSON has a photograph of Holy Trinity Church on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2006.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Tamworth sub-district of the Tamworth Registration District.

Description and Travel

"EDINGALE, or Edinghall, is a parish, partly in the hundred of Repton and Gresley, and partly in the hundred of Offlow, county of Stafford, about 7 miles N.W. from Tamworth, and about the like distance S. by W. from Church Gresley. The church here is dedicated to the Holy Trinity: the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the crown. The number of inhabitants in that part of the parish which is in Staffordshire, in 1831, was 177."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

The village is considered to be in Staffordshire and the churchyard primarily in Derbyshire for historic purposes. In the 20th century, the parish was assigned to Staffordshire in a boundary alignment act by Parliament. See the Edingale profile under Genuki, Staffordshire.

The village has its own website with photos and current information.

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Directories

Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Edingale has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK224129 (Lat/Lon: 52.713275, -1.669864), Edingale which are provided by:

Military History

  • Alf BEARD has a photograph of the War Memorial in Holy Trinity Church on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2009.

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient Chapelry in Croxall parish, Derby county and became a modern Civil Parish shortly after those were established.

  • The Derbyshire portion of this parish was in the ancient Repton and Greasley Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • The Staffordshire portion of this parish was in the ancient North Offlow Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • The Civil Parish is now (since 1934) considered a part of Staffordshire.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard at the Swadlincote petty session hearings.

  • With the passage of the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Tamworth Poorlaw Union.