"DRAYCOTT is a village, in the joint liberty of
Draycott and Wilne, in the parish of Sawley, about seven miles S.E. front Derby.
A manufactory for spinning cotton gives employment to many of the inhabitants,
but the majority are employed in agriculture. The number of persons in the
liberty, in the year 1831, was 1,074."
- This location is used to give people within and out side
the local community information on the history of Draycott. This position is open to
you the people of Draycott to publish information about Draycott.
From Pigot's Commercial Directory of Derbyshire 1828-9