Bagshaw's 1846 TD - Rosliston

Bagshaw's 1846 Trade Directory of Derbyshire

ROSLISTON parish and pleasant village, 5 miles S. by W. from Burton-on-Trent, comprises 1,186A. of fertile marl or clay land, 80 houses, and 227 inhabitants, of whom 171 were males, and 156 females.  Population, in 1801, 257 ; in 1831, 360.  Rateable value, £1,920.  The joint lords of the manor and principal owners, are Mrs. E. Cox, Miss Evans, John Hamp, John Oldham, and John Wain, Esqs., with a few other small owners.  The church, dedicated to St Mary, is a perpetual curacy annexed to the rectory of Walton-upon-Trent.  Rev. Thos. Perrott, incumbent.  It was rebuilt by subscription, aided by a grant of £50 from the incorporated society, and 200 sittings are unappropriated.  Here are 58A. of glebe land, and the tithe was commuted in 1840 for £100.  307A. are tithe-free, and 517A. are covered by a modus.  An Infant school has been established.  The Feast is on the first Sunday after September 12.

Coton Park, 2 miles S.W. from the village, is surrounded with a thriiving plantation, and is the property of Robert Aglionby Slaney, Esq.

Coton Park Farm consists of 300A. of land, with a neat house, the property and residence of William Daniel, Esq.

Cox Mrs Elizabeth
Dodsworth Eliza, infant school
Farley Sergeant-Major, Repton and Gresley Yeomanry Cavalry
Harding Josh. land agent & surveyor, Field hs
Higgs Rev. John, curate
Shaw John, land surveyor
Stretton John, gentleman
Walker Mrs Elizabeth

Bullís Head, John Bach, and maltster
Plough Inn, John Baldwin

Durant Francis
Durant Wm

Baldwin John
Campion Jno. & baker
Daniel Wm. Coton pk
Falkner Jn. Calfscroft
Goodall W. & maltstr
Griffith Robert
Leedham George
Leedham Wm
Moss Thomas
Warren Wm
Whittingham Thos
Withnall Michael

Durant Abraham
Durant Charles
Durant Ths. & psh. clk

Croxall Samuel
Leedham John

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