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Sudbury Derbyshire Family History Guide

Sudbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1673
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1634

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Marchington
  • Somersal Herbert
  • Church Broughton
  • Doveridge
  • Marston Montgomery
  • Hanbury
  • Boyleston
  • Cubley
  • Scropton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUDBURY, a village and a parish, in Derbyshire, and a sub-district partly also in Staffordshire, but all in Uttoxeter district. The village stands near the North Staffordshire railway, 5 miles E by S of Uttoxeter; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Derby. The parish comprises 3,603 acres. Real property, £6,795. Pop., 587. Houses, 100. The manor, with S. Hall, belongs to Lord Vernon. The Hall is Tudor, and was the residence, in 1840-3, of the Dowager Queen Adelaide. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £747. Patron, Lord Vernon. The church is ancient but good; and has a memorial window to G. E. Anson, Esq., put up in 1850 by Queen Victoria. There are a national school, and charities £27. The sub-district includes three townships of Hanbury, and comprises 20,728 acres. Pop., 3,803. Houses, 771.

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

Administration

County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Uttoxeter
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Cubley
Poor Law Union: Uttoxeter
Hundred: Appletree
Province: Canterbury