In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Walton upon Trent like this:
WALTON-UPON-TRENT, a parish, with a village, in the district of Burton-upon-Trent and county of Derby; on the river Trent, adjacent to Barton and Walton r. station, and 4¼ miles SW by S of Burton. It has a post-office under Burton-upon-Trent. Acres, 2,309. Real property, £5,962. Pop., 430. ...
Houses, 94. The manor belongs to the trustees of the late J. L. Ridgway. W. Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £818.* Patron. P H. Fisher, Esq. The church is early English There are an endowed school with £21 a year, and charities £9.
Walton upon Trent is now part of South Derbyshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Derbyshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Walton upon Trent itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Walton upon Trent in South Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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