NEWTON SOLNEY, 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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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"NEWTON-SOLNEY, a parish in the hundred of Repton, county Derby, 2 miles N.E. of Burton-on-Trent, its post town and railway station, and 9 S.W. of Derby. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the E. bank of the river Trent, near its confluence with the river Dove, which here divides this county from Staffordshire."

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

Phil MYOTT has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in November, 2006. You should stop in and ask for a schedule of current events.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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History

Sources report that the Trent River used to be navigable past Newton Solney in ancient times.

There are two Public Houses in Newton Solney, each with some history:

Year  Person
1855 -- not listed --
1857 -- not listed --
1870 Henry COXON
1874 Hy. COXON, boot mkr.
1891 Mrs. Ann SMEDLEY
1899 -- not listed --
1912 James Thomas WARING
 Year Person
1855 Wm. SMITHARD, shoemaker
1857 Richard SARSON, vict.
1870 Joseph COWHAM
1874 Sampson GARRATT, cottager and v.
1891 James PEARSALL
1899 Arthur PEARSALL
1912 Alfred PAGE
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Military History

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Military Records

There are two Commonwealth War Graves in the parish churchyard from World War I:

  1. John Robert MEAD, captain, 335th Road Constr. Co. Royal Engineers, died 15 Dec 1917.
  2. William Henry TAYLOR, corp., Supply Co. Royal Army Service Corps, age 25, died 9 Nov. 1919. Son of the late Tom and Maria TAYLOR.
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Names, Geographical

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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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