FOREMARK, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1961
1891 R.G. 12 / 2197
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Church History

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Church Records

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Description and Travel

"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]

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Manors

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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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