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

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

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

Church History

  • There was a priest here before the Battle of Hastings, according to the 1086 Domesday Book.

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints.

  • There was a Christian church standing here around 1300. The tower and spire date from that period.

  • Part of the spire was rebuilt in 1766.

  • There present church chancel was reconstructed in 1778, retaining the older tower and spire.

  • The church seats 216.

  • In 1906 the churchyard was expanded by a quarter acre of land donated by Major_Gen. Sir H. E. COLVILE.

  • Brian WEBSTER has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in February, 2008.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1560.

  • We have a pop-up window of Parish Register burials (partially) extracted into a text file for your review. Your additions are welcomed.

  • The church was in the rural deanery of Repton.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Lullington which are provided by:
"LULLINGTON is a parish, in the hundred of Repton and Gresley, 7 miles S. from Burton-upon-Trent. It is a place of considerable antiquity, and noticed in Domesday Book by the name of Lullitune, and at the time of the Norman survey had a priest, a church and a mill. The present church is dedicated to All Saints; and the living is in the patronage of the crown. Population of the parish 548, and of the township 284 of that number."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

Oliver DIXON has a photograph of the Village Hall on Geo-graph, taken in June, 2006. This used to be the village school and is a good place to stop in and pick up a schedule of forth-coming events.

There is no bus service to Lullington.



Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Lullington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • Lullitune is the name of the village recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book.

  • Many of the villagers worked the farmland surrounding Lullington Hall.

  • The Colvile Arms pub dates from the 16th century..

  • Mick MALPAS has a photograph of Colvile Arms on Geo-graph, taken in July, 2011.

  • These are the proprietors listed in various directories for The Colvile Arms:
Year  Person
1912 Joseph NORMAN


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK249129 (Lat/Lon: 52.713167, -1.632858), Lullington which are provided by:

Military History

Military Records

Lullington churchyard has one Commonwealth War Grave from World War II for the following:

World War II:

  1. Rose TAYLOR, priv., Royal Corps of Signals, age 23, died 14 Oct. 1946. Daughter of George and Clara TAYLOR.

Rose's brother Percy also died at age 23 while serving with 170 Battery, Royal Artillery; died on 2 Feb. 1942 and remembered on the Alamein Memorial.

Politics and Government

  • This place was a Township and an ancient parish in Derby county and it became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.

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

  • The parish has a Facebook page to help people connect to Lullington.

  • 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.