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Blymhill, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Blymhill, a village and a parish in Staffordshire, near Watheng Street, 6 miles NW by W of Brewood, 6 SE of Newport station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 ENE of Shifnal station on the G.W.R., with a post office under Shifnal; money order and telegraph office, Weston-under-Lizard. The parish includes the hamlets of Brineton and Brockhurst. Acreage, 3024; population, 532. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £474 with residence. Patron, Earl of Bradford. The church, which is dedicated to St Mary, is ancient, and was repaired in 1859; it contains memorials to the Dickenson family.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBlymhill St. Mary 
Poor Law unionShiffnall 

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 Blymhill

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Blymhill 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 Blymhill 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:

Villages, Hamlets, &c

DistrictSouth Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtTF11
Post TownShifnal