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Pipe Ridware, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Pipe Ridware, a parish in Staffordshire, on the river Trent, 2 miles ENE of Armitage station on the Trent Valley section of the L. & N.W.R., and 4 E of Rugeley. Post town and telegraph office, Rugeley; money order office, Armitage. Acreage, 823; population, 84. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £54. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church was rebuilt in 1842, and contains a Norman font.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishPipe Ridware St. James 
Poor Law unionLichfield 

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 Pipe Ridware

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 Pipe Ridware 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 Pipe Ridware 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 districtWS15
Post TownRugeley