- The parish was in the Repton sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.
- The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
|Piece No. |
|1861 ||R.G. 9 / 1961 |
|1891 ||R.G. 12 / 2197 |
- An ancient parish church stood in Ingleby before the church below was built.
- The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Saviour.
- The church was built in 1662 by Sir Francis BURDETT.
- A gallery was erected at the west end of the church in 1819.
- The church was closed in 1909.
- The church seats 170.
- P. L. CHADWICK has a photograph of St. Saviour's Church on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2009.
- The Anglican parish register dates from 1662.
- Marriages at Foremark, 1663-1812 are available in Nigel BATTY-SMITH's database of scanned images of Phillimore's Parish Registers.
- The church was in the rural deanery of Repington (or Repton).
You can see pictures of Foremark which are provided by:
"FOREMARK, three miles W. from Melbourn, is distinguished as having within its precincts the beautiful seat of Sir Francis Burdett, most judiciously and romantically placed, amidst scenery of a rich, bold and varied character, upon the southern banks of the Trent - the hanging hills being crowned by thriving plantations. The house is spacious, and its appearance imposing to a considerable degree; the pleasure-grounds are very tasteful, and lead down to a valley, through finely wooded avenues to the banks of the river. The church, here, which is dedicated to our Saviour, is a small, plain edifice: the living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of Sir Francis Burdett. The parish of Foremark (including INGLEBY township, 163) contained, in 1831, 221 inhabitants."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
You can see the administrative areas
in which Foremark has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Foremark Hall was built in 1762.
- Phil MYOTT has a photograph of Foremark Hall on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2006.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK329265 (Lat/Lon: 52.834996, -1.513077), Foremark which are provided by:
- During World War I Foremarke Hall was used as an army medical hospital.
- During World War II Foremarke Hall was used as an officer training centre.
- During World War II the parish was a "starfish" decoy bombing site. These were used to lure the Germans into bombing a site that looked like a burning city (presumably Derby), but where there were no real civil structures.
- There is a shared war memorial for Ingleby, Foremarke and Milton in Ingleby.
- This place was an ancient parish in Derby county and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
- This parish was in the ancient Repton and Greasley Hundred (or Wapentake).
- Ingleby is a township in this parish, 7 miles south of Derby city.
- District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.
- Bastardy cases would be heard in the Repton petty session hearings every third Wednesday.
- As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.