Catton

CATTON, a township, in the parish of Croxall, union of Burton-upon-Trent, hundred of Repton and Gresley, S. division of the county of Derby, 7½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Burton; containing 47 inhabitants. It comprises 1064a. 2r. 14p., of strong good wheat land. The village, which is scattered, is situated on the Trent, about a mile and a half north-west from the village of Croxall. The Hall is a noble brick mansion, pleasantly seated in a fine park on the east bank of the Trent. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £91. 15.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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