Draycott  Derbyshire


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

DRAYCOTT, a liberty in Wilne parish, Derbyshire; on the river Derwent and the Midland Counties railway, 6½ miles ESE of Derby. It has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Derby. Real property, £5, 373. Pop., with Church-Wilne, 1, 156. Houses, 251.

Draycott through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th August 2022

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