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Hixon, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Hixon, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Colwicb and Stowe parishes, Staffordshire, adjacent to the river Trent, 6 miles E of Stafford. The village has a station on the-North Staffordshire railway, and a post and money order office under Stafford; telegraph office. Great Haywood. The parish was constituted in 1848. Population, 476. The-living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £261 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The" church is modern. 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 parishColwich 
Poor Law unionStafford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hixon 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 Hixon 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 districtST18
Post TownStafford