Stapenhill Derbyshire Family History Guide

Stapenhill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Other places in the parish include: Caldwell, Cauldwell, and Stanton and Newhall.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1679
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include: General Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Newhall
  • Church Gresley
  • Burton upon Trent St Mowden
  • Burton upon Trent Christ Church
  • Rosliston
  • Burton upon Trent Holy Trinity
  • Bretby

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPENHILL, a township and a parish in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derby. The township is partly in Burton parish; lies on the river Trent, 1 mile SE of Burton r. station; and has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent. Real property, £5,180: of which £50 are in mines. Pop., 1,111. Houses, 247. The parish includes the townships of Cauldwelland Stanton-with-Newhall, and comprises 4,620 acres. Pop. in 1851, 2,267; in 1861, 3,077. Houses, 625. The property is not much divided The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £373. Patron, the Marquis of Anglesey. The church was rebuilt in 1830, and is in the early English style. The p. curacy of Newhall is a separate benefice. There are two Wesleyan chapels and two national schools.

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


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Burton upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Burton on Trent
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Hartshorn
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: Repton and Gresley
Province: Canterbury