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"WINSHILL, a township in the parish of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Repton and Gresley, county Derby, 1½ mile N.E. of Barton, near the river Trent."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
You can check on current events in Winshill at the village website.
You will know that you are 124 miles from London when you see this Milestone as shown on Geo-graph, taken in 2009 by David ROGERS.
Extracted from George N. WRIGHT's "A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer, 1838":
WINSHILL, tnshp. England, par. Burton-upon-Trent, hund. Repton and Gresley, co. of Derby, Acres, 1,130. Real prop. £2.313. Pop. 342.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Winshill to another place.
The local hero from World War One was William COLTMAN who received the Victoria Cross for gallantry. John BERESFORD has a photograph of the information plaque in the Coltman Peace Wood on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2014.
In 1846 a small National school was built by subscription. It was used on Sundays as a chapel of Ease for Holy Trinity Church in Burton-on-Trent.