Osmaston by Derby is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Derbyshire, created in 1733 from chapelry in Derby St Werburgh Ancient Parish.
Alternative names: Osmaston next Derby
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1743
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
OSMASTON, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the Grand Trunk canal, and on the Midland railway, near the river Trent, 2 miles S S E of Derby r.station. It has a post-office under Derby. Acres, 1, 254. Real property, £2, 377. Pop., 152. Houses, 28. Most of the property belongs to Sir Robert Wilmot, Bart. Osmaston Hall is Sir Robert’s seat; was built in 1696; is in the Italian style, with two fronts 192 and 217 feet long; contains a rich collection of paintings, and some ancient tapestry; and stands in well-wooded grounds, commanding fine views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £280.* Patron, Sir R. Wilmot, Bart. The church is ancient; consists of nave and chancel, with wooden turret; and was recently in disrepair. Charities, £7.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Shardlow
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Derby
Poor Law Union: Shardlow
Hundred: Repton and Gresley