Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Swadlincote

Swadlincote, town and township with ry. sta., Church Gresley par., Derbyshire, 4 miles SE. of Burton on Trent - township, 550 ac., pop. 2214; town (comprising Swadlincote township and part of Church Gresley township), 684 ac., pop. 2982; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Swadlingcote is a local government dist., and is a place of recent and rapid growth. It possesses a town hall and a handsome church, and has collieries and potteries.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town and township with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Church Gresley AP/CP       Swadlincote Tn/CP       Derbyshire AncC
Place: Swadlincote

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