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Patshull, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Patshull, a village and a parish in Staffordshire, adjacent to Salop, 3 miles S of Albrighton station on the G.W.R., and 8½ W by N of Wolverhampton. There is a post office at Burnhill Green, under Wolverhampton; money order and telegraph office, Pattingham. Acreage of parish, 1824; population, 234. The property, with Patshull Hall, belonged once to the Astleys, passed to the Pigots, and belongs now to the Earl of Dartmouth. The mansion is in the Italian style, and was enlarged in 1882. The park has an area of about 800 acres, and contains two lakes. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £90. Patron, the Earl of Dartmouth. The church stands in Patshull Park, is in the Italian style, and was restored in 1874. A beautiful iron gilt chancel-screen was placed in the church in 1893 in memory of the fifth Earl of Dartmouth, and a peal of six bells was added to the tower in 1894. It contains monuments of the Astleys, and memorial windows to Bishops Lonsdale and Belwyn.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishPatshull St. Mary 
HundredSeisdon 
Poor Law unionShiffnall 

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 Patshull


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Patshull 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

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Burnhill Green