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Ellenhall, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Ellenhall, a village and a parish in Staffordshire, 2 miles SSE of Eccleshall, 4 W of Norton-Bridge station on the L. & N.W. and North Staffordshire railways, and 3½ from Great Bridgeford station on the L. & N.W.R. Post town, Eccleshall. Acreage, 2549; population, 244. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £135 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Lichfield. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1886. It contains a Norman font; in the churchyard is an ancient cross. The shaft is ancient, but the cross is modern. A crucifix recently erected is in lieu of an ancient sun-dial.

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 parishEllenhall St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStafford 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ellenhall from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST21
Post TownStafford