Bagshaw's 1846 TD - Packington

Bagshaw's 1846 Trade Directory of Derbyshire

PACKINGTON parish is mostly situated in West Goscote hundred, Leicestershire, contains the township of Packington and the chapelry of Snibston, and 3,093 acres of land, 1,024 inhabitants.  Rateable value £5,043.

PACKINGTON, township and considerable village, 1½ miles S.E. from Ashby-de-la-Zouch, contains 502 acres of land in Derbyshire, 138 houses, and 617 inhabitants.  Rateable value £879.  Sir Charles Abney Hastings, Bart., is lord of the manor and principal owner of the township, which abounds in coal, not worked at present.  The Derbyshire part is completely surrounded by Leicestershire, from which, in the direction of S.E., are several other similarly isolated tracts of land belonging to the county of Derby, which probably have been allotments on some extensive inclosure.  The church, St Michaelís, a vicarage valued in the Kingís book at £5 15s. 10d., now £250.  Sir Charles Abney Hastings, Bart., is patron and impropriator, and Rev. Charles Pratt, M.A., incumbent, for whom the Rev. C. Pratt, junr., officiates.  The church is in Leicestershire ; it is a neat structure with a tower and 4 bells, was repaired and enlarged in 1844, at a cost of £170, and has now 120 free sittings.  The vicarage is a handsome mansion north of the church.  The Methodists and Baptists have neat chapels.  A national school was erected near the church by the patron in 1833 ; about 60 scholars attend.

SNIBSTON is altogether in Leicestershire.

Those marked * are in Leicestershire.
*Asher John, vict. Holly Bush
Chapman Chase, farrier
*Garner Ww. [sic] gent. Valley
*Grundy John, vict. Bullís Head and Lion
*Hutchison Wm. junr. corn miller
*Litherland Thomas, blacksmith
Marshall and Procter, ladiesí boarding school
*Newton Henry, sheep dresser
Pilkington Henry, Esq
*Pratt Rev. Charles M.A. vicar
*Pratt Rev. Charles junr. B.A. curate
*Rice Joseph, gent
Smith Wm. and Eliz., National school
Sutton John, castrater
Walker Wm. nursery and seedsman
Wallis John, parish clerk

*Blastock Robert
*Hatton Thomas
* Heath John

*Garner Henry
Oakley Thos. junr.

Chamberlain Wm
Clarke Samuel
Everard Wm
Garner Hastings, Arlick
*Garner Henry
Garner Nathaniel
*Grundy Richard
Hassall Jph. Lester
*Hutchinson Wm. sen
*Hill Hannah
Nichols Wm. Redborough
*Oakey Thos. senr
Oakey Thos. junr
*Storer Thomas
Thirlby Benjamin
Walker Wm
Ward Benj. Breach hill

*Bird Richard
Heath Elizabeth

*Bird Richard
Storer Benjamin

*Asher John
Ball Thomas
Bott John

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