Aston on Trent Derbyshire Family History Guide

Aston on Trent is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Alternative names: Aston upon Trent

Other places in the parish include: Aston.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1667
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Aston on Trent

Historical Descriptions

Aston on Trent

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the verge of the county, Grand Trunk canal, and the river Trent, 3¾ miles S of Spondon r. station, and 6 SE by S of Derby. It contains the townships of Aston and Shardlow-with-Far-Wilne; and its Post Town is Shardlow under Derby. Acres, 3,290. Real property, £4,933. Pop., 551. Houses, 135. The property is divided among a few. Aston Hall is the seat of the Holdens; and Aston Lodge, of the Rev. J. Miller. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £1,000. Patron, E. A. Holden, Esq. The church is good. Shardlow is a separate charge, and contains the district workhouse. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £22. See Aston.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aston-upon-Trent, 5 miles S.E. Derby. P. 646

Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Aston

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTON, a township in Aston-upon-Trent parish, Derbyshire; on the Grand Trunk canal and the river Trent, 6 miles SE by S of Derby. The right of a market and fair was obtained in 1256; but has long been in disuse. Some of the inhabitants are employed in potteries. The place is a meet for the Donnington hounds.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918

FamilySearch Historical Records

Marriages

Aston upon Trent Derbyshire Marriages 1667 to 1812 - Archive.org

Aston upon Trent Derbyshire Marriages 1667 to 1812  - UK Genealogy Archives

Parish Records - FamilySearch

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Census

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977

Occupations

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Shardlow
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Stanton by Bridge
Poor Law Union: Shardlow
Hundred: Morleston and Litchurch
Province: Canterbury