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Gratwich, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Gratwich, a village and a parish in Staffordshire, near the river Blythe, 1½ mileNW of Grindley station on the G.N.R., and 4 miles W by S of Uttoxeter. Post town, Uttoxeter. Acreage, 865; population, 67. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Kingston annexed, in the diocese of Lichfield, net value, £173 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The church is small.

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 parishGratwich St. Mary 
Poor Law unionUttoxeter 

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 Gratwich

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Gratwich from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Gratwich 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:

DistrictEast Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST14
Post TownUttoxeter