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Fisherwick, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Fisherwick, a township in Lichfield St Michael parish, Staffordshire, on the river Tame, 3½ miles E by N of Lichfield. Acreage, 1293 of land and 20 of water; population, 124. Fisherwick Hall formerly belonged to the Marquis of Donegal; it was demolished, and the park and grounds converted into farms in 1808. It gives the title of Baron to the Marquis of Donegal.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
HundredOfflow 
Poor Law unionLichfield 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fisherwick from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictLichfield
CountyStaffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWS13
Post TownLichfield