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DRAYCOTT, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"DRAYCOTT, a liberty and township in the parish of Wilne, hundred of Morleston, in the county of Derby, 6 miles S.E. of Derby, its post town. Draycott is situated on the river Derwent, and is a station on the Midland Counties railway. The Wesleyans have a chapel, and there is a parochial school for both sexes. The Earl of Harrington is lord of the manor."

"LITTLE WILNE, a chapelry in the parish of Sawley, hundred of Morleston, county Derby, 8 miles S.E. of Derby. It includes Draycott liberty."

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