Stapenhill

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

STAPENHILL, a parish in the hundred of REPTON-and-GRESLEY, county of DERBY, 1 mile (S.E.) from Burton upon Trent, containing, with the chapelry of Cauldwell, and the township of Stanton with Newhall, 191 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Derby, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, rated in the king's books at £5. 6. 0½, and in the patronage of the Marquis of Anglesey. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. There is a place of worship for Baptists. The river Trent runs through the parish, in which there are very extensive collieries. Stapenhill is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s. John Hieron, an eminent nonconformist divine and critic, was born here, in 1608.

CAULDWELL, a chapelry in the parish of STAPENHILL, hundred of REPTON-and-GRESLEY, county of DERBY, 5 miles (S. by E.) from Burton upon Trent, containing 157 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Giles.

NEWHALL, a township, joint with Stanton, in the parish of STAPENHILL, hundred of REPTON-and-GRESLEY, county of DERBY, 2 miles (S.E. by E.) from Burton upon Trent. The population is returned with Stanton. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Newhall is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s.

STANTON, a township, joint with Newhall, in the parish of STAPENHILL, hundred of REPTON-and-GRESLEY, county of DERBY, 3 miles (S.S.E.) from Burton upon Trent, containing, with Newhall, 1099 inhabitants. It is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s.

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