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Walton on Trent Derbyshire Family History Guide

Walton on Trent is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. Rosliston is a chapelry of Walton on Trent.

Alternative names: Walton upon Trent

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1586
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1663

Nonconformists include: Baptist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Tatenhill
  • Croxall
  • Church Gresley
  • Lullington
  • Burton upon Trent Christ Church
  • Rosliston
  • Barton under Needwood

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WALTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish, with a village, in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derby; on the river Trent, adjacent to Barton and Walton r. station, and 4¼ miles SW by S of Burton. It has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent. Acres, 2,309. Real property, £5,962. Pop., 430. Houses, 94. The manor belongs to the trustees of the late J. L. Ridgway. W. Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £818. Patron. P H. Fisher, Esq. The church is early English There are an endowed school with £21 a year, and charities £9.

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 Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Hartshorn
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: Repton and Gresley
Province: Canterbury