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Anslow, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Anslow, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Rolleston parish, Staffordshire, near the Grand Trunk Canal, 2 miles S of Tutbury station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 4 NW of Burton-on-Trent. Acreage, 1564; population of the township, 402; of the ecclesiastical parish, which includes part of the civil parish of Tutbury, 564. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; value, £213. The church is imitation Norman, built in 1850. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishRolleston 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1862.


Church of England

Holy Trinity (parish church)

The church of the Holy Trinity is a small building of stone in the Norman style, consisting of nave and a western turret containing one bell: there is a memorial window to Captain Tennant R.N. d. January 2nd, 1862: the church was restored in 1880 at a cost of £500, and affords 220 sittings.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Anslow from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online:

DistrictEast Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtDE13
Post TownBurton-On-Trent