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Barton Blount

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Census

  • The parish was in the Tutbury sub-district of the Burton upon Trent Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1958
1891 R.G. 12 / 2196
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Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Chad.
     
  • The date of construction is unreported, but the building is classed as an Ancient Monument.
     
  • Becasue of its small size, Saint Chad's is usually refered to as a chapel and not a church.
     
  • The chapel was rebuilt in 1714.
     
  • Saint Chad's Chapel is a Grade II listed building with British Heritage.
     
  • The chapel was declared redundant in 1976.
     
  • The church seats only 60.
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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1558 for all entries.
     
  • The Family History Library has the parish register on microfilm for 1766 through 1973 and the Bishop's Transcript for 1762 through 1853.
     
  • Also check Dusty Docs for a transcript of the parish register.
     
  • We have a pop-up window of a partial extract of Parish Register burials in a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.
     
  • We also have a pop-up window of a partial extract of Parish Register marriages in a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.
     
  • The church was in the rural deanery of Longford.
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Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
     
  • The parish was in the Tutbury sub-district of the Burton upon Trent Registration District.
     
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Description & Travel

"BARTON-BLOUNT, a parish in the hundred of Appletree, in the county of Derby, 9 miles to the W. of Derby, its post town. During the civil war in the reign of Charles I. the manor-house was garrisoned for the parliament, and a skirmish took place in the neighbourhood between these forces and the royal troops from Tutbury Castle. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield, value £69, in the patronage of F. Bradshaw, Esq., whose seat is Barton Hall. The parish is in the honour of Tutbury, and Duchy of Lancaster."

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

There is a caravan park near the village. The Medieval village site is listed as an ancient monument.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK208347 (Lat/Lon: 52.909331, -1.692164), Barton Blount which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient parish in Derbyshire and it became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.
     
  • This parish was in the ancient Appletree Hundred (or Wapentake).
     
  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Sudbury petty session hearings.
     
  • There is a single Bartin Blount Bastardy Paper held at the DRO on the Yesterdays Journey website. Select "Bastardy Papers" on the left side, then "Bartin Blount" from the list of parishes displayed.
     
  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act reforms, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.