Clifton Campville, Staffordshire
Clifton-Campville, a village, a township, and a parish in Staffordshire, on the river Meese, 3½ miles E of Haselour and Elford station on the M.R., and 5½ NE of Tamworth, And has a post office under Tamworth; money order office, 64 Newton Regis; telegraph office, Elford. The parish contains also the village and the ecclesiastical parish of Chilcote (Derbyshire), and the hamlet of Haunton. Acreage of Clifton-Campville township, 3347; population, 462; of the ecclesiastical parish, 567. The manor was held before the Conquest by Earl Algar, and is now in possession of the Pye family. Clifton-Campville Hall, the manor house, is an ancient mansion surrounded by an extensive park. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Chilcote, in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £692 with residence. The church is ancient, has a very fine spire, and contains an ancient brass and monuments of the Vernon and Pye families. There is a Roman Catholic chapel at Haunton.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Clifton-Campville St. Andrew|
|Hundred||Repton and Gresley|
|Poor Law union||Tamworth|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Clifton Campville from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Clifton-Campville (St. Andrew))
- Staffordshire and Warwickshire, Past and Present, 1884
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.
Online maps of Clifton Campville 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:
- Staffordshire Advertiser
- Tamworth Herald
- Lichfield Mercury
- Staffordshire Sentinel
- Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser