Winshill,Staffordshire

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Winshill St Mark

Parish History

Winshill St Mark oringinally a township in Burton upon Trent Holy Trinity, Staffordshire parish (part in Derbyshire, part in Staffordshire) was formed as a parish in 1869. the Derbyshire portion transferred to Staffordshire in 1894.

WINSHILL, a township, in the parish and union of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, 1½ mile (E. N. E.) from Burton; containing 377 inhabitants.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 618-620. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51414 Date accessed: 05 April 2011.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winshill like this:

WINSHILL, a township and a chapelry in Burton-upon-Trent parish, Derby. The township lies on the river Trent, 1½ mile ENE of Burton-upon-Trent r. station; and has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent. Acres, 1,150. Real property, £3,596; of which £100 are in mines and £11 in fisheries. Pop. in 1851, 405; in 1861, 880. Houses, 182. The increase of pop. arose partly from the operations of a Freehold Land Society. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Anglesey. There are a cotton-mill and a corn mill. The chapelry was constituted in 1867. Pop., about 1,800. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150. Patron, J. Gretton, Esq. There are two Methodist chapels and a national school.

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Civil Registration

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Church records

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Winshill St Mark oringinally a township in Burton upon Trent Holy Trinity, Staffordshire parish (part in Derbyshire, part in Staffordshire) was formed as a parish in 1869. the Derbyshire portion transferred to Staffordshire in 1894.

Derbyshire Record Office reference D 2140 has deposited registers Bap 1869-1969 Mar 1869-1988 Burial 1869-1986 Banns 1934-1969, 1983-1992


Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Poor Law Unions

Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Derbyshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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