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ROSLISTON, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"ROSLISTON, a parish in the hundred of Repton, county Derby, 4 miles S.W. of Burton-on-Trent, its post town, and 4 N.W. of the Oakley railway station. The village, which is of small extent, is chiefly agricultural. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £90, and the glebe comprises 60 acres. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £180. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was rebuilt by subscription in 1827, with the exception of the spired tower. There are Sunday and day schools, supported by voluntary contributions. The Baptists have a place of worship."

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