Butterton (Mayfield), Staffordshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Butterton)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online: