Court of the Peculiar of Burton upon Trent

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This court was a peculiar under the Bishop of Lichfield.  It was also known as the Manorial Court of Burton on Trent.  It had jurisdiction over the Staffordshire parish of Burton on Trent as well as:

This court also had jurisdiction over the Derbyshire parish of Stapenhill and the village of Winshill. Stapenhill is on the border of Derbyshire and Staffordshire and is separated from the borough of Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, by the River Trent.  Winshill, though a township within the parish and borough of Burton on Trent, lies on the Derbyshire side of the river, and north of Stapenhill. 


The original records are deposited at the Lichfield Record Office.  They include: