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  • 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 / 1960
1891 R.G. 12 / 2197


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Radbourne area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew.

  • A porch was added to the church in 1792.
  • The church was repaired in 1844.
  • Limited restoration was conducted in 1888.
  • The church seats 60.
  • The church is a Grade I structure with British Heritage.
  • John SALMON has a photograph of a sunlit St. Andrew's Church on Geo-graph, taken in 1991.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1572 for burials and 1573 for marriages and baptisms.

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Longford.

  • We have a pop-up window of Parish Register burials in a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Repton sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.

Description and Travel

"RADBOURNE, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, county Derby, 4½ miles W. of Derby, its post town, and 6 N. of the Wellington railway station."

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

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Radbourne has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • The old parish of Radbourn was depopulated during the 15th century. The church fell into ruin.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK284362 (Lat/Lon: 52.922448, -1.579031), Radbourne which are provided by:

Military History

  • In 1912, Radbourne Hall was the residence of Colonel Reginald Walkeline CHANDOS-POLE of Prince Albert's Own Yeomanry (Derbyshire Light Cavalry). The colonel was born in Dalbury Lees, DBY, in February, 1853, and he died in 1930, after a long military career.

  • There is a photograph of Col. CHANDOS-POLE in 1890 at Aston Camp (half way down the photo list).

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Derby county and it became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.

  • This parish was in the ancient Appletree Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • This Civil Parish was enlarged by 163 acres in April, 1968, which were taken from Micklover Civil Parish when that parish was abolished.
  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Derby petty session hearings.

  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.