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Fradswell, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Fradswell, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Colwich parish, Staffordshire, 3 miles NE of Weston station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 7½ SE by E of Stone, with a post office under Stafford; money order office, Weston; telegraph office, Ingestre railway station. Acreage, 1442; population, 180. Fradswell Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £138 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield.. The church was rebuilt in 1764, and restored and enlarged in 1852.

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 
Civil parishColwich 
HundredPirehill 
Poor Law unionStafford 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Fradswell


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fradswell from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Fradswell 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:

DistrictStafford
CountyStaffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtST18
Post TownStafford