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Dunstall, Staffordshire

(Stow Heath)

Historical Description

Dunstall, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Tatenhill parish, Staffordshire, near the Grand Trunk Canal, 3 miles NW of Barton and Walton station on the M.R. and L. & N.W.R., and 4½ WSW of Burton-upon-Trent. There is a post office under Burton-upon-Trent; money order and telegraph office, Burton-under-Needwood. Acreage of the township, 1605; population, 246. Dunstall Hall, the seat of the Hardy family, is the chief residence. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1852; population, 243. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £250 with residence. The church is modern.

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 parishTatenhill 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dunstall 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 Dunstall 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:

DistrictEast Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtDE13
Post TownBurton-On-Trent