Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

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History[edit | edit source]

The poor law union comprises 53 parishes and places, of which 13 are in the county of Stafford, and 40 in that of Derby; and contains a population of 28,878: the workhouse stands at the north-western extremity of the town, in the township of Horninglow; it was built in 1839, at a cost of £8000, and is capable of accommodating upwards of 400 inmates. Isaac Hawkins Browne, a poet of minor celebrity, was born here about 1705.

From: 'Burton-upon-Trent - Bushey', Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 452-460. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50848 Date accessed: 10 March 2011.

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Ash, Derbyshire Genealogy Barton Blount, Derbyshire Genealogy Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire Genealogy Branston, St Saviour, Staffordshire Genealogy Bretby, Derbyshire Genealogy Burton upon Trent, All Saints,Staffordshire Burton upon Trent St Modwen, Staffordshire Genealogy Burton upon Trent Christ Church, Staffordshire Genealogy Burton upon Trent Holy Trinity, Staffordshire Genealogy Church Broughton, Derbyshire Genealogy Church Gresley, Derbyshire Genealogy Dalbury, Derbyshire Genealogy Egginton, Derbyshire Genealogy Etwall, Derbyshire Genealogy Findern, Derbyshire Genealogy Foremark, Derbyshire Genealogy Hanbury, Staffordshire Genealogy Hargate Manor, Derbyshire Genealogy Lullington, Derbyshire Genealogy Marston upon Dove, Derbyshire Genealogy Mickleover, Derbyshire Genealogy Newhall, Derbyshire Genealogy Newton Solney, Derbyshire Genealogy Radbourne, Derbyshire Genealogy Repton, Derbyshire Genealogy Rolleston, Staffordshire Genealogy Rosliston, Derbyshire Genealogy Scropton, Derbyshire Genealogy Stapenhill, Derbyshire Genealogy Stretton-with-Clay Mills, Staffordshire Genealogy Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire Genealogy Swadlincote, Derbyshire Genealogy Tatenhill, Staffordshire Genealogy Trusley, Derbyshire Genealogy Tutbury, Staffordshire Genealogy Twyford and Stenson, Derbyshire Genealogy Walton on Trent, Derbyshire Genealogy Willington, Derbyshire Genealogy Wychnor, Staffordshire Genealogy

Later additions Anslow Holy Trinity, Staffordshire Genealogy Winshill,Staffordshire Horninglow, Staffordshire Genealogy Burton upon Trent, St Paul, Staffordshire Genealogy Burton upon Trent, St Chad, Staffordshire Genealogy Caldwell, Derbyshire Genealogy (Stapenhill)