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 3½ 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 & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

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

We have transcribed the entry for Whitgreave from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST18
Post TownStafford