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Moreton (Gnossal), Staffordshire

Historical Description

Moreton, a hamlet and an ecclesiastical parish in Gnosall parish, Staffordshire. The hamlet lies adjacent to the boundary with Salop, 3 miles SW of Gnosall, and 4 SE of Newport. It has a post office under Newport; money order and telegraph office, Gnosall. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1845. Population, 581. For parish council purposes it is a ward of Gnosall, and returns three members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £220. Patron, the Bishop of Licbfield. The church was built in 1837.

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 CountyStaffordshire 
Civil parishGnosall 
Poor Law unionNewport 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Moreton (Gnossal) from the following: