Whitgreave, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Whitgreave, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Staffordshire. The township is 1 mile NE of Great Bridgeford station on the L. & N.W.R., and 3 ½ miles NNW of Stafford. Post town, Stone; money order and telegraph office, Stafford. Acreage, 1201; population, 160. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1844. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; value, £32, in the gift of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The church, built on the site of an ancient chapel belonging formerly to the collegiate church of St Mary, Stafford, is a plain but neat building of brick with lancet windows.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

Ancient County Staffordshire
Hundred Pirehill
Poor Law union Stafford

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Whitgreave


Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Whitgreave from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


Maps

Online maps of Whitgreave are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)