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Blurton, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Blurton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Trentham parish, Staffordshire, adjacent to the Grand Trunk Canal, 2 miles E of Trentham. Post town, Stoke-on-Trent; money order office, Dresden; telegraph office, Longton. A portion of the township, with part of Stone parish, forms the ecclesiastical parish of St Bartholomew Blurton, the population of which is 438. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £350 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Sutherland. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1867. There is also a mission chapel.

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 
HundredPirehill 
Poor Law unionStone 

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 Blurton


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Blurton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Blurton 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:

CountyCity of Stoke-on-Trent
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtST3
Post TownStoke-On-Trent