Hide

DBY, Coton in the Elms

hide
Hide

John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72" tells us:

"COTON-IN-THE-ELMS, a chapelry in Lullington parish, Derby; 5 miles SW of Burton-upon-Trent. Real property, £:2,636. Pop., 353. The living was separated from Lullington in 1868, and is a vicarage. Value, £:88."
Hide
topup

Archives & Libraries

Coton in the Elms village is served by the Mobile Library on route 5, which stops at the Mill Green Close every fourth Thursday in the late morning.

topup

Census

  • The parish was in the Greasley sub-district of the Burton upon Trent Registration District.
     
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
     
Census
Year
Piece No.
1861 R.G. 9 / 1963
1891 R.G. 12 / 2199
topup

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Mary.
     
  • The church was built in 1846.
     
  • The church was restored in 1899.
     
  • The church seats 246.
     
  • J. THOMAS has a photograph of St. Mary's Church on Geo-graph, taken in October, 2012.
topup

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1846. Earlier registers are at Lullington
     
  • Louis MILLS has created a file of Burial register extractions for this parish. Note; This file is NOT complete.
     
  • The church was in the rural deanery of Repton.
     
  • The Wesleyan Methodists had a chapel here built before 1891.
     
topup

Civil Registration

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

Description & Travel

"COTON-IN-THE-ELMS is a township, in the parish of Lullington, about a mile from that village, containing 264 inhabitants."

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

If you travel through the village, slow down for the ducks! Alex McGREGOR has a photograph of ducks crossing the road on Geo-graph, taken in January, 2014.

Alex McGREGOR also has a photograph showing the Village Sign on Geo-graph.

You can see pictures of DBY, Coton in the Elms which are provided by:

topup

Directories

topup

Gazetteers

topup

Historical Geography

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

topup

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK244153 (Lat/Lon: 52.734789, -1.640079), DBY, Coton in the Elms which are provided by:

topup

Politics & Government

  • This place was an ancient Township in Lullington parish in Derby county but was incorporated as a separate modern Civil Parish in December, 1866.
     
  • This parish was in the ancient Repton and Greasley Hundred (or Wapentake).
     
  • You may contact the Coton-in-the-Elms Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed to assist with family history searches. This site was still under construction in Mid-2015.
     
  • District governance is provided by the South Derbyshire District Council.
topup

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 reforms, this parish became a member of the Burton upon Trent Poorlaw Union.