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Hilderstone, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Hilderstone, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Stone parish, Staffordshire. The village stands 3½ miles N of Sandon station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 4 ENE of Stone, and has a post and money order office under Stone; telegraph office, Stone. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1840. Population, 355. Hilderstone Hall is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield, and the gross value is £108 with residence. The church was built in 1833. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishStone 
Poor Law unionStone 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hilderstone 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 Hilderstone 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:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST15
Post TownStone