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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Civil parish||Burton upon Trent|
|Poor Law union||Burton-upon-Trent|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Horninglow from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Horninglow)
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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online: