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Hoarcross, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Hoarcross, a hamlet in Yoxhall and Hanbury parishes, and an ecclesiastical parish in Yoxhall, Hanbury, and Abbots Bromley parishes, Staffordshire, 3 miles SE of Abbots Bromley, and 3 N of Yoxhall, with a post office under Bnrton-on-Trent; money order and telegraph office, Newborough. Hoarcross Hall is the chief residence. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1874. Population, 523. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value,, £190 with residence. The church is modern and good, and has a chantry chapel, and an altar-tomb of alabaster. There is an orphanage-for twenty boys.

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 CountyStaffordshire 
Civil parishYoxhall 
HundredOfflow 
Poor Law unionLichfield 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hoarcross from the following: