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Harlaston or Harleston, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Harlaston or Harleston, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Staffordshire, on the river Mease, near the boundary with Derbyshire, 1 mile ENE of Elford and Haselour station on the M.R., and 4 miles N of Tamworth. There is a post office under Tamworth; money order and telegraph office, Elford. Acreage of township, 1524; population, 241. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1843. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; value, £390. The church consists of nave, south porch, and an llth century Norman tower, and contains some ancient monuments.

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 parishClifton Campville 
HundredOfflow 
Poor Law unionTamworth 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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