Trysull, a parish, with a village, in Staffordshire, 5½ miles SW of Wolverhampton, on the borders of Salop and Worcestershire. It has a post office under Wolverhampton; money order and telegraph office, Wombourne. It contains the hamlet of Seisdon. Acreage, 2951; population, 554. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £220 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1889. It has a low square tower, and contains an ancient stone font Seisdon workhouse is in the parish.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Trysull All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Seisdon|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Trysull from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Trysull (All Saints))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.
Online maps of Trysull 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:
- Staffordshire Advertiser
- Tamworth Herald
- Lichfield Mercury
- Staffordshire Sentinel
- Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser