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Trusley, Derbyshire
19th Century Derbyshire Directory Transcripts
From: Kelly's Directory of the Counties of Derby, Notts, Leicester and Rutland
pub. London (May, 1891) - p.321
Kelly's Directory, 1891
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TRUSLEY is a parish, village 7 miles north-west from Derby and 4 miles from Etwall and Eggington stations on the Great Northern railway, in the Southern division of the county, Appletree hundred, Burton-upon-Trent union, Derby petty sessional division and county court district, rural deanery of Longford, archdeaconry of Derby and diocese of Southwell. The church of All Saints is a small edifice of brick with stone dressings, erected in 1713 on the site of an ancient structure, and consists of chancel, nave and a low tower, containing one bell, dated 1750 ; there are 75 sittings. The register dates from the year 1539. The living is a discharged rectory, tithe rent-charge £95, net yearly value £135, including 43 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of Col. John Talbot Coke, and held since 1890 by the Rev. William Hodges. Col. John Talbot Coke, of Debdale Hall, Notts, is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is strong clay ; subsoil, clay. Three-fourths of the land is pasture and the remainder arable. The acreage is 1,086 ; rateable value £1,677 ; the population in 1881 was 92.

LONG LANE, a parish formed partly out of Trusley, will be found with Sutton-on-the-Hill.

WALL LETTER BOX cleared at 6.10 p.m. Letters through Derby, arrive at 7 a.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Etwall.

The children of this parish attend the schools of Sutton & Long Lane

Hodges Rev. William, Rectory
Foster James, farmer
Radford William, farmer
Stretton Alfred, farmer
Thorley Joseph, farmer
Woodward Charles, farmer
Woodward Samuel (Mrs.), farmer
Woodward Thomas, farmer

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