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Burton upon Trent Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

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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', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 452-460. URL: Date accessed: 10 March 2011.

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

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

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