Farley, a township in Alton parish, Staffordshire, 1 mile from Alton and Oakamoor station on the W Staffordshire railway, and 4 miles ENE of Cheadle. Acreage, 2329; population. 490. Alton Towers, the seat of the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot, is in this township. See ALTON.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Farley from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Farley)
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