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Whitgreave, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Whitgreave, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Staffordshire. The township is 1 mile NE of Great Bridgeford station on the L. & N.W.R., and 3½ miles NNW of Stafford. Post town, Stone; money order and telegraph office, Stafford. Acreage, 1201; population, 160. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1844. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; value, £32, in the gift of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The church, built on the site of an ancient chapel belonging formerly to the collegiate church of St Mary, Stafford, is a plain but neat building of brick with lancet windows.

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 
Poor Law unionStafford 

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 Whitgreave

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Whitgreave 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 Whitgreave 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 districtST18
Post TownStafford