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Scropton is an Ancient Parish mostly in Derbyshire and partly in Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Needwood Forest, Broomhill, Foston, Foston and Scropton

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1680
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1665

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Scropton

  • Tatenhill
  • Hamstall Ridware
  • Yoxall
  • Barton under Needwood
  • Marston upon Dove
  • Church Broughton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SCROPTON, a township and a parish in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and counties of Derby and Stafford. The township lies on the river Dove and on the North Staffordshire railway, 1¾ mile W by N of Tubury r.station, and 6½ N W of Burton-upon-Trent. Pop. of the Derby portion, 264; of the Stafford portion, 17. Houses, 57 and 3. The parish contains also the township of Foston, which has a post-office under Derby. Acres of the parish, 3,340. Real property, £6,589. Pop., 520. Houses, 106. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £80. Patron, J. Broadhust, Esq. The church was built in 1855. There are a free school, and charities £6.

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

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Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Staffordshire and Derbyshire
Civil Registration District: Burton upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Cubley
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: Staffordshire: North Offlow; Derbyshire: Appletree
Province: Canterbury

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