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Stanton and Newhall

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Archives and Libraries

Newhall is served by the Mobile Library on route 5, which stops at Sainsbury's Car Park on every fourth Wednesday in the late morning.

Stanton village is served by the Mobile Library on route 5, which stops om the Manor Road every fourth Wednesday around noon.

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Census

  • The parish was in the Gesley sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1963

Churches

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

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Church History

  • Newhall is a separate ecclesiastical parish in the parish of Stapenhill, formed in 1835.
     
  • The Anglican parish church in Newhall is dedicated to Saint John.
     
  • Saint John's Church was built in 1842 just off High Street.
     
  • The church was in restored in 1884 and the chancel added.
     
  • The church seats 500.
     
  • Alex McGREGOR has a photograph of the west end of St. John's Church on Geo-graph, taken in January, 2014.
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Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register of St. John's church dates from 1842 (one source gives 1833).
     
  • The church was in the rural deanery of Repton.
     
  • You might look for your relatives in the Parish register on Brett PAYNE's Freepages site.
     
  • The Wesleyan Methodists had a chapel built here in 1816.
     
  • The Wesleyan Reformers had a chapel built here in 1855.
     
  • The Roman Catholic Church was built here in Overstreet road in 1886 and dedicated to Saint Edward the Confessor.
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Civil Registration

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

"STANTON and NEWHALL is a joint township, in the parish of Stapenhill, between 2 and 3 miles from Burton-upon-Trent. In that part of the township called Newhall, has been elected a handsome church and parsonage house, at the sole expense of the Rev. Joseph Clay, of Stapenhill; this munificent act, which has been effected at the cost of £7,000. has been the means of producing a reformation in the habits and morals of many of the inhabitants, which must be eminently gratifying to the benevolent pastor. The joint township contained at the last census, 1,182 inhabitants, but it is estimated the number since that period has much augmented, from the increasing importance of the potteries and collieries in this part of the parish."

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

Swadlincote is the closest town and there is regular bus service from Burton upon Trent and Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Repton parish lies to the north. Newhall township today is a suburb of Swandlincote.

You can see pictures of Stanton and Newhall which are provided by:

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Directories

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Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Stanton and Newhall to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Stanton and Newhall 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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History

Paul GULLIVER has a photograph of the Newhall Memorial building on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2006.

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Politics and Government

  • This place was two ancient townships in Stapenhill parish in Derbyshire. They became a modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.
     
  • This parish was in the ancient Repton and Gresley Hundred (or Wapentake).
     
  • In April, 1934, this parish gained 14 acres from Bretby Civil Parish and 51 acres from Hartshorne Civil Parish.
     
  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Swadlincote petty session hearings every other Tuesday.
     
  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.
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Schools

Stanton's Public Elementary (mixed) School was erected in 1876 and enlarged in 1895 for 126 children.

Newhall's Public Elementary (mixed and infants) School was erected in 1895 for 660 mixed and 307 infants.

Mark WALTON has a photograph of the Newhall Infant & Nursery Schoolg on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2007.

The Catholic (mixed) School on Oversetts was built to handle 200 children.