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Marston on Dove, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - pp.251-252
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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MARSTON-ON-DOVE is a parish, comprising the townships of HILTON, MARSTON-ON-DOVE, HOON, HATTON and HARGATE MANOR, in the Western division of the county, hundred and petty sessional division of Appletree, Burton-on-Trent union and county court district, rural deanery of Longford, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. Marston-on-Dove is on the borders of Staffordshire, one mile north-east from Tutbury junction on the North Staffordshire line, 5 miles north-west from Burton-upon-Trent and 9 south-west from Derby. The church of St. Mary is a building of stone, in the Early English style, with Decorated additions, consisting of chancel, nave of five bays, aisles, south porch and an embattled western tower, with a lofty spire and containing a clock and 4 bells, dated 1750 : there is a remarkably fine old Norman font, and the church affords 375 sittings, about 96 of which are free. The register dates from the year 1654, for all entries. The living is a vicarage, tithe rent-charge £1, with 76 acres of glebe, gross yearly value £160, with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Devonshire, who is lay impropriator, and held since 1890 by the Rev. Henry Wm. Lamb M.A. of Christ Church, Oxford. The charities amount to about £80 yearly. The Duke of Devonshire K.G. is lord of the manor and sole landowner in the township of Marston-on-Dove. The soil is chiefly light; sub-soil, gravel. The area of the township 1,004 acres ; rateable value, £2,500 ; the township contained a population in 1881 of 108, and in the parish 1,461.

Parish Clerk, Edwin Brooks.

LETTER BOX cleared at 5 p.m. in winter; 5.50 p.m. in summer. Letters through Derby arrive at 7.30 a.m. ; Tutbury is the nearest money order & telegraph office

CARRIERS.-Francis Wain, Derby, tues. & fri. ; Burton-on- Trent, thurs. ; Uttoxeter, wed. & sat. ; Thomas Peach, Derby, tues. & thurs. ; Burton-on-Trent, wed

Hilton is a township, in the parish of Marston-on-Dove 1½ miles north-west from Egginton station. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels here; the former, erected in 1841, will seat 120; the latter, built in 1847 and enlarged in 1889, seats 100 persons. The Wakelyn is an ancient half-timbered mansion, with gables, and curiously ornamented. The trustees of the late William Eaton Mousley esq. are lords of the manor. The principal landowners are the Duke of Devonshire K.G. John Harrison esq. D.L., J.P. of Snelston, and Samuel Archer esq. of Hilton. The acreage is 1,761 ; rateable value, £4.458; the population in 1881 was 795.

HARGATE MANOR is a township; the area is 74 acres; the population in 1881 was 9.

POST OFFICE, Hilton.-John Charles Codling, receiver. Letters are received through Derby, arrive at 5.10 a.m. ; dispatched at 8 p.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Etwall. Postal orders are issued here, but not paid

A School Board of 7 members was formed in 1876 for the United District of Hilton, Hargate Manor, Hatton, Hoon & Marston-on-Dove ; George Charles Lucas, Rose cottage, Hilton, clerk to the board & attendance officer

Board School (mixed & infants) built in 1882, at a cost of £950, for 140 boys & girls & 72 infants ; average attendance, 118 boys & girls & 62 infants ; John Wm. Brown, master ; Miss Emily Hawksworth, infants' mistress

Free School, Hilton (now amalgamated with the Board school), founded by Arthur & Thomas Harrison in 1655, & endowed with 14A. 2R. of land

Hoon township is 1½ mile north-east from Tutbury station. The area is 789 acres; rateable value, £1,688 ; the population in 1881 was 51.

Letters through Derby arrive at 5.10 a.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Tutbury
Hatton is a township and ancient village, in the parish of Marston-on-Dove. Hatton Mission church is a brick building, erected 1887 at a cost of £770, of which the Duke of Devonshire gave £100. A stone bridge of five arches crosses the river Dove to Tutbury, in Staffordshire, and the Tutbury station of the North Staffordshire railway is in this township, near the bridge. The Duke of Devonshire, who is lord of the manor, and the Rev. Canon Francis Paget D.D. of Oxford, are the principal landowners. The area is 735 acres; rateable value, £3,783; the population in 1881 was 507.

LETTER BOX, Hatton, cleared at 8 a.m. & 6.30 p.m. & sundays 9.30 a.m, Letters through Burton-upon-Trent & Derby arrive at 5.45 a.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Tutbury
Board School (mixed), built in 1879, for 120 boys & girls & 60 infants, with residence for master; average attendance, 70 boys & girls & 35 infants; Alfred Eaton, master; Mrs. Elizabeth Eaton, infants' mistress

Tutbury Railway Station, William Sherratt, station master CARRIER.-Francis Wain, to Derby, tues. & fri. ; to Burton, thurs. ; to Uttoxeter, wed. & sat


Lamb Rev. Henry William M.A. [vicar]
Spurrier Henry J.P. The Old house
Spurrier Miss
Archer John Samuel, farmer
Brooks Edwin, shoe maker & sexton
Hill James,. joiner & wheelwright
Johnson John Thomas, farmer
Lowndes John, farmer, Dovebank ho
Lowndes John, jun. farmer
Noon George, builder, contractor, joiner & wheelwright
Noon Robert, builder
Slaney Eliza (Mrs.), farmer, Heath croft


Cook Mrs
Kirk William
Lucas George Charles, Rose cottage
Marston John, Hilton cottage
Massey Ernest Martin, Hilton house
Massey Mrs. Hilton house
Rose Miss

Archer John, farmer, Blakely farm
Archer Samuel, farmer, Hilton grange
Astle Edward, farmer
Astle Thomas, cowkeeper
Atkins Charles, farmer
Bakewell Thomas William, blacksmith
Barker Henry, plumber & glazier
Bennett George, shopkeeper & Liberal registration agent
Beresford Joseph, police constable
Brooks Thomas, farmer & cattle dealer
Brooks Thomas, cowkeeper
Bryan John, cowkeeper
Bull John Henry, grocer, tea dealer & provision merchant
Codling John Charles, poor rate collector & assessor of taxes, Post office
Collins Charles, King's Head P.H
Dean Henry, farmer
Docksey Joseph, farmer, Common
Fearn Thomas, joiner
Fowke, William, cowkeeper
Gilbert Arthur, cowkeeper
Greensmith T. C. & Co. millers (steam & water) & corn merchants
Greensmith Ann (Mrs.), grocer
Hawksworth Emily (Miss), schoolmistress
Hicklin Thomas, cowkeeper
Hill George, farmer & cattle dealer
Holland Samuel, cowkeeper
Hollis John, wheelwright
Hoult Edwin, shoe maker
Jackson George, cowkeeper
Jenkinson John, White Swan P.H
Laban Frank, farmer, Hargate manor
Laban Geo. Edge, farmer, Hilton fields
Laban James, farmer
Laban James, jun, farmer
Lucas George Charles, land & estate agent, & clerk to Hilton united district school board, Rose cottage
Manlove Charles, beer retailer, joiner & wheelwright
Manlove Joseph, farmer
Massey Ernest Martin, artist, Hilton ho
Meakin Fredk. William, Old Talbot
Moore William, cowkeeper
Morris Ann (Mrs.), cowkpr. Burnt heath
Oliver Walter William, auctioneer, valuer & estate agent & deputy registrar of marriages for Derby sub-district
Peach Thomas, carrier
Poulton Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Proudlove Ann (Mrs.), farmer Rutland John, cowkeeper
Rutland William, cow keeper
Wain Francis, carrier
Wain Thomas, cowkeeper
Wall George, butcher
Wedd John, butcher
Wood William, bricklayer


Archer John Charles, Hoon Hay farm
Archer Wm. Henry, farmer, Hoon cottage
Archer Wm. Joseph, farmer, Hoon mount
Millward John, wheelwright & farmer, Hoon villa
Orme Thomas, farmer, Hoon hall


Archer Thomas, Hatton villa
Clamp Mrs
Jackson John
Richardson John Thomas Haden
Shaw Ephraim
Shephard James
Shephard Mrs

Allcock Richard, wheelwright
Allen Thomas William, coal merchant
Andrews John Henry, beer retailer
Astle Samuel, boot & shoe maker
Bakewell George Henry, farmer
Blood Henry, butcher & shopkeeper
Bullock William, tailor
Coxon Thomas, cow keeper
Deville Thos. Robinson, joiner & shopkpr
Eaton Alfred, schoolmaster
England William Joseph, coal merchnt
Hackett Mary (Miss), farmer
Hewitt Samuel Faulkner, farmer
Johnson William, farmer
Jones John, cab proprietor, & livery stables, Castle Hotel yard
Lester James, Castle hotel & posting house; good stabling accommodation
Lockett Samuel, farmer, Hatton fields
Moorcroft Mary Ann (Mrs.), beer retlr
Needham Edward Thos. Railway inn
Owen Thomas, builder, contractor & building material dealer
Pott William, beer retailer
Powell Arthur, tailor
Richardson John Thomas Haden, flint glass manufacturer, Castle glass wks
Shipton George, farmer
Shipton Joseph, farmer
Shipton Thomas (Mrs.), farmer
Smith Andrew, auctioneer
Strutt Alfred, coal merchant
Thorpe Edward, cowkeeper
Walker & Hincks, auction mart
Wallis John, Old Cock P.H. & farmer ; good stabling accommodation
White George Llewellyn, coal merchant
Whittaker William, blacksmith
Wood Samuel, butcher & farmer
Yates Thomas, farmer

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