Visit stapenhill gardens on your trip to burton upon trent. The adult population listed in an easter book for burton parish probably of the. History in 1933 henry goodger gave the land adjoining the former stapenhill house and part of its garden as a pleasure ground in memory of his mother. Burton upon trent through time abebooks shop for books. Burton upon trent photos explore and buy nostalgic photos of burton upon trent everything old photos old maps books memories nearby places. In 1891 there were 10 stapenhill families living in warwickshire. There is a small play area, more suited to younger children. These whooper and bewicks swans made such an impact. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I met a friend there and now he is a part of my life. I am gradually adding some database resources to these pages, but there is little point in duplicating work already undertaken by others, so please check for more links on this and the next page if you have research interests in the village of cauldwell, there is now a separate. Jun 02, 2014 buy burton upon trent through time uk ed. Nestling on the east bank of the river trent, stapenhill is a small village with a long heritage and a growing community. Six walks in east staffordshire to blow away the coronavirus.
The swan at stapenhill gardens in september 1970 image. Shearman purchased the freehold in 1907 and lived there until his death in 1939. Stapenhill cemetry burton upon trent cemetery facebook. Tourist attractions in stapenhill, uk are immanuel church de15 9qw, stapenhill gardens de15 9ap, the crown pub in stapenhill de15 9rf. In 1933 henry goodger gave the land adjoining the former stapenhill. In 1933 henry goodger gave the land adjoining the former stapenhill house and part of its garden as a pleasure ground in memory of his mother. Offering a wealth of spacious living and a high specification finish for the ultimate in premium living. You may not be familiar with stapenhill house but you will most likely be familiar with what used to be its private garden. Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book. Before the gardens were opened to the public in the 1930s, they were the private gardens of the nowdemolished stapenhill house.
The history of gardens should be the first book read by anyone who wants to learn about the history of garden styles. Sketching birds and nature from observation on the river. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Warwickshire had the highest population of stapenhill families in 1891. Today, we have beautiful river walks through the washlands and the awardwinning stapenhill gardens. Spring open day at the greenhouse centre in stapenhill. Meet at stappenhill gardens and occassionally branston water park burton every wednesday evening to sketch swans or whatever you want to. Historical records and family trees related to kathleen stapenhill. See 15 photos and 2 tips from 68 visitors to stapenhill gardens. Peters bridge, the gardens continue around st peters churchyard where they link into stapenhill hollows and the woodland walk. The central portion of the ground was lost when the access road for st. Similarly, the local football team is stapenhill swans. Its just a pleasure to have a place like this, for everybody to enjoy. Jul 02, 2018 stapenhill peace and unity gardens officially opened.
This was about 71% of all the recorded stapenhill s in the uk. It borders cheshire to the northwest, derbyshire and leicestershire to the east, warwickshire to the southeast, west midlands and worcestershire to the south, and shropshire to the west. Arthur was born on 29 april 1870 at stapenhill house, stapenhill, stapenhill gardens are the gardens to the now demolished house. Project is part of several changes to the village gardens, including restoration of the famous swan near the river. Jan, 2011 stapenhill gardens, burtonontrent edwardafor. Welcome to the opc pages for the parish of stapenhill and her hamlets of cauldwell, stanton and newhall. An engraving of burton on trent scanned at high resolution from a book printed in 1880. It includes stanton and the chapelry of caldwell, derbyshire part of the parish transferred to staffordshire in 1894 staphenhill parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have online indexes by the following groups. I have joined one or two decent stapenhill groups and have decided to start one of my own, i welcome storys. Records may include photos, original documents, family history, relatives, specific dates, locations and full names. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. With a bustling, canalside marina, idyllic stapenhill gardens and the national brewery centre, burton is a great place to explore.
Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of stapenhill. Things to do in burton upon trent famous for its canals and brewing history, the town of burton upon trent has much to offer visitors on a jaunt to the midlands. Stapenhill gardens is a park in the stapenhill neighbourhood of burtonontrent, in england. Stapenhill st peter included newhall, derbyshire until 1850. Get the billiongraves app now and help collect images for this cemetery. Ancient animal collections to zoological gardens documents the continuum of efforts in maintaining wild animal collections from ancient civilizations through today. Location burton upon trent address stapenhill road, burton upon trent, de15 9ap free admission stapenhill gardens is a very popular local park, consisting.
Stapenhill cemetery was designed by the company of lucy and littler of liverpool and consecrated in 1866. I have read only four chapters, but appreciate thackers style of writing and, especially, i appreciate that thacker carefully explains horticultural and architectural terms. A modern sign informs of its stapenhill house heritage. Book your viewing of these exceptional homes today. Floral display and the famous swan in stapenhill gardens, burton upon trent, staffordshire freightliner diesel locomotives 66555 and 66617 travelling from burton on trent towards tamworth with a freight train pass branston in staffordshire. The house, shown above, used to occupy that top terrace with the gardens descending down to the river at the rear. Stapenhill gardens burton upon trent 2020 all you need to. Sketching animals from life is perhaps the hardest of all art disciplines but one of the best ways to reconnect with nature. Stapenhill, derbyshire genealogy heraldry and history. An elegant collection of just three luxury, five bedroom detached homes located in the sought after surroundings of stapenhill, burtonontrent. Its awesome wen i go to stapenhill cemetery i feel all my stress away.
Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with usercontributed information and web sites for the stapenhill surname. Stapenhill, originally named byrnelmscote, was designed in 1899 by the architect ernest charles shearman for his mother. Brief history of stapenhill the map extract shown above is from an os 6 1884. A couple look at a flooded stapenhill gardens in burton on. The name stapenhill has old english origins and is thought to refer to a steep hill, which is very much a feature of. The most stapenhill families were found in the uk in 1891.
Welcome to the stapenhill family page at surname finder, a service of genealogy today. Stapenhill gardens and hollow the iconic stapenhill swan before the gardens were opened to the public in the 1930s, they were the private gardens of the nowdemolished stapenhill. Stapenhill cemetery is situated c 1km eastsoutheast of the centre of burton upon trent. My childhood was lived in burton and stapenhill 1952 to 1965 i remember fondly the swan and gardens, running up and down the beautiful rock garden steps.
The original stapenhill house gardens ran to jerrams. Burton mail archives these whooper and bewicks swans made such an impact on the community that the longestablished swan hotel had a new pub sign painted to depict a whooper swan rather than a traditional mute swan. An ecclesiastical return for stapenhill parish in 1563 recorded 31 households in the townships of stapenhill and stanton with newhall. Stapenhill gardens esbc east staffordshire borough. Stapenhill photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Stapenhill gardens burton upon trent park, public garden. Stapenhill house and its garden to the public as a pleasure ground. Stapenhill, derbyshire genealogy familysearch wiki. The greenhouse centre, located in stapenhill cemetery, stapenhill road, burton, will be heralding the start of the spring gardening season this week. Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the worlds leading accommodation sites. Download our stapenhill gardens management plan for more information on how the council will manage stapenhill gardens over the next few years. The stapenhill gardens swan the park is notable for containing a large concrete sculpture of a swan, which has been described as a burton landmark. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books.
The gates still stand pround but it is as though the house in invisible allowing passersby to look straight through to the rear gardens. Best hotels near stapenhill gardens, burton upon trent. Factors that makes luton airport travel peaceful history of luton and. Stapenhill gardens burton upon trent 2020 what to know. I now avoid the gardens completely as i wonder if the next arrack. Its main feature is a giant artificial swan with all flowers planted in it. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Stapenhill peace and unity gardens officially opened. Stapenhill was known for its brickyards in the 18th and 19th centuries, with local industry and employment today dominated by the long street shed works.
Wonderful period home with rear development potential newton fallowell are pleased to be able to offer for sale this fabulous grade ii listed character home standing in the centre of stapenhill close to good amenities and facilities and within ease of access to the town centre. Its surprising how many footpaths are connected to the gardens on both sides of the river, all accessible by wheelchair too. The history of an iconic and much loved burton landmark. Stapenhill house and gardens general history stapenhill house was owned by the spender family until 1820, when the owner, john spender died, and it is thought that the house then was inherited by his children, including his daughter sarah, whose husband, joseph clay, bought out the other heirs in 1824. Records images cemetery page showing maps, records, and images of headstones in the stapenhill cemetery, burton upon trent, staffordshire, england, united kingdom billiongraves cemetery and images. New homes burton upon trent the meadows by walton homes. Stapenhill take a look at these pictures from the burton mail archives family of 21yearold burton man who died in horror crash issue warning to always wear a seatbelt. Burton upon trent photos, maps, books, memories francis frith. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. The average price for property in stapenhill stood at. Kathleen stapenhill historical records and family trees. Hotels near stapenhill gardens, burton upon trent on tripadvisor. Stapenhill cemetery, brizlincote 1001616 historic england.
The house, belonging to the goodger family was gifted to the town in 1933 to become what is now stapenhill pleasure gardens. In 1933 henry goodger a successful solicitor, gave the land adjoining the former stapenhill house and its garden to the public as a pleasure ground. Historic development in 1864 burton upon trent burial board purchased 12 acres c 5ha of land from the marquess of anglesey at an initial cost of. Stapenhill gardens remains a popular and distinctive feature of burton in the guise of stapenhill gardens. Stapenhill was a settlement in domesday book, in the hundred of offlow, mentioned in the chapters for staffordshire and derbyshire it had a recorded population of 19 households in 1086, and is listed under 2 owners in domesday book. Stapenhill parish council brief history of stapenhill. Ernest charles shearman 18591939 was articled to charles barry junior from 18761888. Ornamental walks and gardens were developed, the bandstand having an axial relationship with the main entrance arch and avenue of the cemetery. Famous for its canals and brewing history, the town of burton upon trent has much to offer visitors on a jaunt to the midlands. Stapenhill gardens burton upon trent 2020 all you need. We set out to walk the washlands, a low lying area adjacent to the river trent in the heart of burtonontrent which is a large natural area containing woodland, open grasslands, and meadows.1410 1343 1091 505 721 1514 1104 1433 1079 467 468 57 990 1036 17 1097 477 1497 372 702 967 164 1536 1254 1166 322 1373 634 157 1074 1321 1110 197 1026 908