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Oulton, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Oulton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Stone parish, Staffordshire. The village stands on the slope of a hill, 1½ mile N by E of Stone. It has a post and money order office under Stone; telegraph office, Stone. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1879. Population, 8S6. Oulton House, Oulton Old Hall, Oulton Grange, Oulton Rocks, and Ribblestone Hall are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £178. Patrons, Simeon's Trustees. The church was erected in 1872. St Mary's Abbey is a modern Roman Catholic foundation of the Benedictine order.

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 parishNorbury 
HundredCuttlestone 
Poor Law unionNewport 

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 Oulton


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Oulton from the following:


Maps

Online maps of Oulton are available from a number of sites:

DistrictStafford
CountyStaffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtST15
Post TownStone

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