Drakelow  Derbyshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Drakelow like this:

DRAKELOW, a township in Church-Gresley parish, Derby; on the river Trent and the Grand Trunk canal, 1½ mile SW by S of Burton-upon-Trent. Real property, £2, 491. Pop., 85. Houses, 11. Drakelow Hall is the seat of Sir T. Gresley, Bart.

Drakelow through time

Drakelow is now part of South Derbyshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Derbyshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Drakelow itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Drakelow in South Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th June 2022

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