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Osleston, Derbyshire

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Osleston, Derbyshire

Osleston is a hamlet which together with Thurvaston makes up the parish of Osleston and Thurvaston. It is 7.5 miles north west of Derby. In 1848, Osleston, (with Thurvaston), was a place, in the parish of Sutton-on-the-Hill It was recorded as having 1,588 acres, of which 842 are in Orleston hamlet, and 746 in that of Thurvaston; in each is a small rural village, and the township also includes the scattered village of Cropper, where the Primitive Methodists have a place of worship.
DistrictSouth Derbyshire
Administrative CountyDerbyshire
Traditional CountyDerbyshire
OS GridSK2436
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDerbyshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Osleston, Derbyshire has been known in the past

Osleston and Thurvaston ~ Osmund ~ Oslavestune

Osleston, Derbyshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Osleston and Thurvaston, township, Sutton on the Hill par., in co. and 6 miles W. of Derby, 1732 ac., pop. 335; contains Osleston Hall, seat.

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