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Butterton (Mayfield), Staffordshire

Historical Description

Butterton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Mayfield civil parish, Staffordshire, 5 miles S of Longnor, and 8 E of Leek, which is the post town; money order office, Wetton; telegraph office, Hartington. Acreage of township, 1499; population, 246. In the neighbourhood are several ancient barrows. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. The church was rebuilt in 1872, and has an embattled tower with a spire. There is a Wesleyan 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 parishMayfield 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Butterton (Mayfield) 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 Butterton (Mayfield) 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: