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THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD
LORD BISHOP OF LICHFIELD,
This Volume is,
BY HIS LORDSHIP'S PERMISSION,
BY HIS FAITHFUL AND OBLIGED SERVANT,
EDWARD THORNTON CODD.
Cotes Heath is a scattered outlying district, which has been taken from the extensive parish of Eccleshall, in Staffordshire. No person of property is resident in it. The population consists principally of agricultural labourers.
This district has been, within the last few years, provided with a Church, which is endowed with £100 a year;-a School-room, a Master's House and Garden, with a small endowment for the Master ;-and there only remains to build a Parsonage House.
The site for this has been given by the principal landowner, and funds have been raised by private subscription, and by the assistance of the Lichfield Diocesan Society, and the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty. The necessary amount, however, is still considerably deficient, and this