Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Marston Montgomery

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Marston Montgomery

Primary tabs


Archives and Libraries

Marston Montgomery is served by the Mobile Library on route 5, which stops by the Weston Bank on every 4th Tuesday from 11:10am to 12:10am.



Robert HARVEY has a photograph of the Church Lychgate on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2017.



  • The parish was in the Sudbury sub-district of the Uttoxeter Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 181
1851 H.O. 107 / 2010
1861 R.G. 9 / 1957


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Marston Montgomery area or see them printed on a map.


Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Giles.
  • The church was built by 11th century Normans.
  • The church received considerable alterations in 1824.
  • The church was thoroughly restored in 1876.
  • The church is a Grade II structure with English Heritage.
  • The church seats only 120.
  • Oliver DIXON has a photograph of St. Giles' Church on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2006.
  • Julian P. GUFFOGG has a photograph of the church interior on Geo-graph, taken in December, 2013.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish registers date from 1660.
  • Researchers should also review the Cubley parish registers.
  • We have a pop-up window of Parish Register burials (partially) extracted into a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.
  • The church was in the rural deanery of Ashborne.
  • The Wesleyan Methodists built a chapel here in 1845.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
  • The parish was in the Sudbury sub-district of the Uttoxeter Registration District.

Description and Travel

"MARSTON-MONTGOMERY is a parish, in the same hundred as Cubley, one mile and a half from that village, and 4 N.E. from Uttoxeter, (in Staffordshire), the nearest post town. The greater proportion of the inhabitants, as well as those in the neighbouring parish of Cubley, are engaged in agriculture. The church here Is dedicated to St. Giles, and the living is annexed to that of Cubley. A school is supported here by small annual donations. The population in 1831 was 457, being fewer by 12 inhabitants than it contained in 1821, and 19 more than were returned at the census of 1801."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

The parish covers 2,475 acres and includes the hamlet of Waldley. Bus service to and from Derby city is available three days a week.

J. THOMAS provides a photograph of the village sign on Geo-graph, taken in August, 2016. Perhaps the village could use your artistic talent and Marketing knowledge to enhance the village signage.

You can see pictures of Marston Montgomery which are provided by:





Ask for a calculation of the distance from Marston Montgomery to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


Historical Geography

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



  • The parish land has mostly been used for pasturage in recent centuries.
  • Robert HARVEY has a photograph of the The Crown Inn on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2017.
  • Richard LAW also has a photograph of the The Crown Inn on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2018.
  • Robert HARVEY has a photograph of the Village Pump and its shelter on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2017.


  • Robert HARVEY has a photograph of the Manor House on Geo-graph, taken in May, 2017.
  • The Manor House is a Grade II structure with English Heritage.

Military History

Marston Montgomery has a War Memorial plaque (apparently white marble with black lettering) inside the church of St. Giles.


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).
  • You may contact the Marston Montgomery Parish Council regarding civic or political matters, but they are NOT staffed to help you with family history lookups.
  • District governance is provided by the Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases were heard in the Sudbury petty session hearings on the last Monday of each month.
  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act, this parish became a member of the Uttoxeter Poorlaw Union.


In 1872 a Board School (mixed) was built here for up to 60 children.