Place:Cossall, Nottinghamshire, England

TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates52.976°N 1.281°W
Located inNottinghamshire, England
See alsoBroxtowe Wapentake, Nottinghamshire, EnglandWapentake in which the place was located
Basford Rural, Nottinghamshire, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Broxtowe District, Nottinghamshire, Englanddistrict covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Cossall from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"COSSALL, a parish in Basford [registration] district, Notts; at the boundary with Derby[shire], and at the Erewash river, canal, and railway, 1½ mile ENE of Ilkeston [railway] station, and 6½ WNW of Nottingham. It includes the hamlet of Cossall Marsh; and its post town is Ilkeston, under Nottingham. Acres: 720. Real property: £1,311. Population: 256. Houses: 58. The property is all in one estate. Some of the inhabitants are stocking-makers. The living is a rectory annexed to the rectory of Wollaton, in the diocese of Lincoln. The church is good; and there is an alms-hospital with £132 a year."
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Cossall is a village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, England 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Ilkeston in Derbyshire. The 2001 UK census recorded a parish population of 612, reducing slightly to 606 at the 2011 UK census. Cossall is now in the ward of Broxtowe Borough Council called "Cossall and Kimberley". The population is listed under the adjacent parish of Kimberley. North of the hamlet is a slag heap formed of tons of waste extracted from local coal mines.

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