Burton
Community ID
 
1653
 
Alternate Names
 
Burton upon Trent, Modwenstow, St. Mary's,
 
Town
 
Burton
 
Region
 
2Y
 
Medieval Location
 
On an island of the River Trent near Burton (?), also listed as being founded at Stramshall near Uttoexeter
 
Date Founded
 
690 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
875-900 (circa)
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Saint Modwenna, who had previously been at Whitby, who later travelled to Ireland but was buried at Burton.

 
Dependency Of
 

Burton is listed as located on land owned by Leofricus, the abbot of a male monastery of Peterborough (Dugdale's Monasticon Volume 1, 348).

 
Contributors
 
Bruce L. Venarde
 
Date Started
 
690
 
Date Finished
 
875
 
Length
 
270