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Lullington, Derbyshire

Historical Description

Lullington, a village, a township, and a parish in Derbyshire. The village stands on the S verge of the county, near the river Mease, 4½ miles from Gresley station on the M.R.y and 63- S by E of Burton-upon-Trent, was known at Domes-day as Lullitone, and has a post office under Burton-upon-Trent; money order office, Coton-in-the-Elms; telegraph office, Linton. The township includes the village and extends into the country. Acreage, 1823; population, 203. The parish comprises 3015 acres; population, 690. The manor belongs to the Colviles of Lullington Hall. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £103 with residence. The church was restored and extended in 1862 at a cost of about £2500, has a tower with octagonal spire, and contains a font of Devonshire granite resting on five shafts of Torquay marble. The vicarage of Coton is a separate benefice.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishLullington All Saints 
HundredRepton and Gresley 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lullington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Lullington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictSouth Derbyshire
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtDE12
Post TownSwadlincote