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Cossall

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 2437
1891 R.G. 12 / 2667
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Cossall is a small village just north-east of Nottinghamshire's border with Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England, 133 miles north of London. It is west of Nottingham town, standing on the east bank of the River Ere Wash, just off the A6096 between Ilkeston and Kimberley; about one mile NNW of the Trowell M1 Service Station which is just to the south of Junction 26.

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History

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Maps

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Military History

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Military Records

There are two Commonwealth War Graves in Saint Catherine's churchyard for World War I:

  1. Arthur KITCHEN, priv., 3rd Btn. Training Reserve, age 19, died 25 Feb. 1917.
  2. Alfred Guy MASTERS, gunner, 48th AA Co.Royal Garrison Artillery, age 29, died 28 Feb. 1917. Husband of Amelia MASTERS of San Francisco, Calif.

And one for World War II:

  1. Ronald HITT, able seaman, Royal Navy (HMS Trumpeter), age 22, died 7 Dec. 1944. Husband of Phyllis HITT, of Kirk Hallam, Derbyshire.
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Names, Geographical

Cossall derives from the old English combination of "Cott + halh" or "Nook of land of a man called Cott". The parish is mentioned twice in the Domesday Book (1086) as COTESHALE.
[A. D. Mills, "A Dictionary of English Place-Names," Oxford University Press, 1991]

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Politics and Governance

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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Population

    Year  Inhabitants
1801 353
1811 328
1821 317
1831 341
1851 303
1871 235
1991 616
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