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Cauldwell (Caldwell)

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Archives & Libraries

You will want to use the Swadlincote Public Library. It has a Family History section to help you with your search.

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Census

  • 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 Ancestry.com.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
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.
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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.
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Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.
     
  • The parish was in the Greasley sub-district of the Burton on Trent Registration District.
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Description & 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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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

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Manors

Cauldwell Hall was the seat of Lieut.-Col. Charles MILLIGAN, J.P. in the late 1800s.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK255173 (Lat/Lon: 52.752717, -1.623634), Cauldwell (Caldwell) which are provided by:

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Politics & 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).
     
  • The citizens of this parish have elected to forgo a formal Parish Council and instead hold periodic Parish Meetings to discuss civic and political issues.
     
  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Swadlincote petty session 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.
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Schools

Mark WALTON has a photograph of Pegasus School at Caldwell Hall on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2007.