Muggington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Ravensdale Park, Weston Under Wood, Weston Underwood, and Mercaston.

Alternative names: Mugginton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1674
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MUGGINTON, a township in Belper district, and a parish partly also in Ashborne district, Derby. The township lies on an affluent of the river Derwent, 4 miles W by N of Duffield r. station, and 5 SW of Belper; and contains a pleasant village of its own name, situated on an acclivity. Real property, £4,112. Pop., 261. Houses, 52. The parish contains also the townships of Weston-Underwood and Mercaston, and the hamlet of Ravensdale Park. Post-town, Brailsford, under Derby. Acres, 5,324. Real property, £8,525. Pop., 689. Houses, 133. The property is divided among a few. The manor of Mugginton belongs to T. Hallowes, Esq.; and the manors of Weston-Underwood and Ravensdale Park belong to Lord Scarsdale. Mercaston Hall was an ancient seat of the Knivetons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £526. Patron, E. S. Chandos Pole, Esq. The church is early English; was recently restored; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with pinnacled tower; and contains the tomb of Sir R. Kniveton, who died in 1400. There are a national school, a girls’ school, and charities £65, a portion of which goes to the national school.

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


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Parish Records

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

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

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  • County: Derbyshire
  • Civil Registration District: Belper
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Radbourne
  • Poor Law Union: Belper
  • Hundred: Appletree; Morleston and Litchurch
  • Province: Canterbury

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