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Horninglow, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Horninglow, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Burton-upon-Trent parish and borough, Staffordshire. The village stands on a rising ground, near the Grand Trunk Canal, 2 miles NW of Burton-upon-Trent, commands a view of the Trent Valley, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Burton-upon-Trent. The township includes also the hamlets of Outwood and Whetmore. Acreage, 2198; population of the civil parish, 15, 376; of the ecclesiastical, 8600. The Burton-upon-Trent Workhouse is situated here. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Anglesey. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1867 from the parish of Holy Trinity, Burton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £302. The church was built in 1865. 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 parishBurton upon Trent 
Poor Law unionBurton-upon-Trent 

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 Horninglow

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Horninglow from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online:

DistrictEast Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtDE14
Post TownBurton-On-Trent