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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.


Online maps of Horninglow 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 districtDE14
Post TownBurton-On-Trent