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Farley, Staffordshire

Historical Description

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.

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 parishAlveton 
Poor Law unionCheadle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Farley from the following:


Online maps of Farley are available from a number of sites:

DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST10
Post TownStoke-On-Trent