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SWADLINCOTE

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 177 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SWADLINCOTE, a town in the southern parliamentary division of Derbyshire, England, 15 M. S.S.W. of Derby, and 4 m. S.E. of Burton-upon-Trent, on the Midland railway. Pop. (1901), urban district of Swadlincote district, 18,014 This includes the civil parishes of Swadlincote, Church Gres-ley and Stanton and Newhall, which together form a large industrial township, mainly devoted to the manufacture of earthenware and fireclay goods. There are collieries in the neighbourhood.
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