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Weston on Trent Derbyshire Family History Guide

Weston on Trent is an Ancient Parish in the county of Derbyshire. 

Alternative names: Weston upon Trent

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1565
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Nonconformists include: General Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Chellaston
  • Aston on Trent
  • Melbourne
  • Swarkestone
  • Castle Donington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WESTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish in Shardlow district, Derbyshire; on the river Trent and the Grand Trunk canal, 4 miles S of Borrowash r. station, and 6½ SE of Derby. Post town, Derby. Acres, 1,820. Real property, £4,596. Pop., 321. Houses, 67. The manor belongs to Sir R. Wilmot, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £594. Patron, Sir R. Wilmot, Bart. The church is ancient but good. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.

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


Weston on Trent Derbyshire Marriages 1565 to 1812 -

Weston on Trent Derbyshire Marriages 1565 to 1812 - UK Genealogy Archives


County: Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Shardlow
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Stanton by Bridge
Poor Law Union: Shardlow
Hundred: Morleston and Litchurch
Province: Canterbury