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Coal Aston or Cold Aston, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Coal-Aston or Cold-Aston, a township in Dronfield parish, Derbyshire, three-quarters of a mile NE of Dronfield station on the M.R. It has a post office under Sheffield; money order and telegraph office, Dronfield. Acreage, 1536; population, 534. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyDerbyshire 
Civil parishDronfield 
Poor Law unionChesterfield 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in conjunction with the Derbyshire Record Office, have the Church of England Baptisms (1538-1916), Marriages and Banns (1538-1932), and Burials (1538-1991) online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Coal Aston or Cold Aston from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Derbyshire is online.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Derbyshire papers online: