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  • The parish was in the Greasley sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.

  • A transcription of the 1891 census can be found on

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1962
1891 R.G. 12 / 2199


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Church History

  • It appears that there was a Christian church here before the Norman Conquest.

  • The Chapel of Ease was a small structure with a tower and two bells.

  • The chapel was dedicated to Saint Giles.

  • The chapel was completely renovated in 1843.

  • The chapel was restored in 1865.

  • The chapel seats 80.

  • John BERESFORD has a photograph of St. Giles' Church on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2008.

Church Records

  • Apparently the chapel was not licensed to perform marriages; those were performed at Stapenhill.

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1679 and is incorporated with that of Stapenhill.

  • The Baptists had a small chapel here before 1857 which was still in operation in 1891.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Greasley sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.

Description and Travel

"CAULDWELL, a hamlet in the parish of Stapenhill, hundred of Repton and Gresley, in the county of Derby, 4 miles to the S. of Burton-on-Trent."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

This place was a village, a township and a chapelry in Derby county. It covered 1,040 acres in 1857. Mark WALTON has a photograph of the village crossroads on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2007.

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient hamlet in Stapenhill parish in Derby county and it was made a separate, modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.

  • This parish was in the ancient Repton and Greasley Hundred (or Wapentake).

  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Swadlincote petty seeesion hearings every other Tuesday.

  • As a result of the 1834 Poorlaw Amendment Act, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.