FOSTON & SCROPTON, 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

"FOSTON, a township in the parish of Scropton, hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 6 miles N.W. of Burton. At Scropton is a railway station on the North Staffordshire line, about 1½ mile S.E. of this village. It is situated on the N. bank of the river Dove. Foston Hall is the principal residence. Here is a meet for the Hoar Cross hounds."

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

Foston Brook is the small stream that flows through the parish.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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History

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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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