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Yoxall, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Yoxall, a village and a parish in Staffordshire. The village stands near the river Trent, 4 miles W of Barton and Walton station on the Derby and Birmingham section of the M.R., and on the Walsall and Derby section of the L. & N.W.R., 5 NE of Armitage station on the Trent Valley section of the L. & N.W.R., and 7 NNE of Lichfield, and has a post and money order office under Burton-on-Trent; telegraph office, Kings Bromley. The parish includes the hamlets of Hadley End, Hoarcross, Longcroft, Morrey, Woodhouses, Wood Lane, and Wood Mill, and comprises 5103 acres; population of the civil parish, 1286; of the ecclesiastical, 1001. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £428 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is partly Early English, was restored in 1868, and contains some good monuments. A small manor is attached to the rectory. There are Roman Catholic and Primitive Methodist chapels and a cottage hospital.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Yoxall

Civil Registration

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

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


Online maps of Yoxall 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:

Villages, Hamlets, &c

Hadley End
DistrictEast Staffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtDE13
Post TownBurton-On-Trent