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Barton Blount, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.41
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BARTON BLOUNT is a small agricultural parish and village, 4 miles north-west from Tutbury station on the North Staffordshire railway, 8 east from Uttoxeter, and 8½ south-east from Ashborne, in the Western division of the county, hundred of Appletree, petty sessional division of Sudbury, union and county court district of Burton-upon-Trent, rural deanery of Longford, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. The church of St. Chad is a very small but ancient building of stone, mantled with ivy and consisting of chancel and nave : there are six stained windows in memory of the Bradshaw family : and the church affords 60 sittings. The register dates from the year 1558 for all entries. The living is a rectory, gross yearly value £76, including 20 acres of glebe, in the gift of the Rev. William Bradshaw M.A. vicar of Smalley, and held since 1887 by the Rev. Nicholas Isaac Hill Fyson M.A. of Worcester College, Oxford, who is also curate-in-charge of and resides at Boylestone. Miss Frances Bradshaw, who is lady of the manor and chief landowner, has a fine seat here, surrounded by plantations, and now occupied by Arthur Francis Cooper esq. The soil is a strong loam; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, beans, oats and mangold. The area is 1,148A. 3R. 30P. ; rateable value, £ 1,902 ; the population in 1881 was 58.

Parish Clerk, George Copestake.

Letters through Derby general office, the nearest money order office, arrive at 8 a.m. Tutbury is the nearest telegraph office

Church Broughton is the nearest post & money order office & letter box; letters dispatched 6.40 p.m

The children of this parish attend the school at Church Broughton

Bradshaw Miss
Cooper Arthur Fras. Barton Blount manor
Copestake George, farmer, Gosty fields
Gamble Joseph, farmer, Lodge hill
Mort Charles, farmer, Barton park
Francis, farmer, Barton house
White William, farmer, Barton fields

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