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Staunton, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Staunton, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 6 miles NE of Newent, and 8 NNW of Gloucester. There is a post and telegraph office under Gloucester; money order office, Redmarley. Acreage, 1505; population, 385. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £284 with residence. The church is Early English, with Decorated and Perpendicular additions, and has a good tower with spire. It was restored in 1860. There is an ancient octagonal font.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishStaunton St. James 
HundredPershore 
Poor Law unionNewent 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.