Ettingshall, a village in Bilston and Sedgley townships, and an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1841 from the civil parishes of Sedgley, Bilston, and Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. The village is 2 miles SSE of Wolverhampton, and has a station of the name of Ettingshall Road on the L. & N.W.R., and one named Priestfield on the G.W.R. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office (T.S.O.) under Wolverhampton. Population, 6493. The chief trade is in iron and coaL There are large works for boiler-tubes, hollow ware, and galvanized sheets. The Bilston gas-works and flour mills are situated here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £216. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is modern, in the Early English style. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Ettingshall from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Ettingsall)
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.
Online maps of Ettingshall 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)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online: