Place:Sawley, Derbyshire, England

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NameSawley
Alt namesSallesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 70
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.867°N 1.283°W
Located inDerbyshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sawley is a village and civil parish within the Borough of Erewash, in southeast Derbyshire, England. Around 6,500 people live in the parish. with a slightly higher than average number of people over 65.

Every year around the August Bank Holiday, Sawley All Saints holds a flower festival, with themed floral displays inside the church and a popular beer festival held in the village. There are several events throughout the year including a May Day festival, and an ever popular Garden Trail.

Sawley Marina is one of the most prominent features of the village, with access to the regions main waterways.

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