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FOREMARK, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"FOREMARK, a parish in the hundred of Repton, county Derby, 5 miles N.E. of Burton, and 6½ S.W. of Derby, its post town. The Willington station is about 3½ miles S.W. of the village. The parish is situated on the banks of the river Trent, and includes the township of Ingleby. The surface is hilly and well wooded, principally with oak.

The land is chiefly pasture. The living is a donative curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £31. The church is a small edifice, erected about the middle of the 17th century, and is dedicated to St. Saviour. The parochial endowments produce about £30 per annum. A cave, locally known as "Anchor Church", is said to have been the abode of a hermit. Foremark Hall is the principal residence."

"BENDALL, a village in the parish of Foremark and hundred of Repton, in the county of Derby, 5 miles to the E. of Burton-on-Trent."

"INGLEBY, a township in the parish of Foremark, hundred of Repton, county Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Burton, and 7. S. of Derby. It is situated near the river Trent. In this township there is an elm-tree 600 years old."

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