Brockton

BROCKTON, a township, in the parish of Baswich, E. division of the hundred of Cuttlestone, union, and S. division of the county, of Stafford, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) from Stafford; containing 238 inhabitants. The township comprises about 800 acres. There is an excellent freestone-quarry; and from a fine stratum of clay large quantities of bricks are made. Brockton Hall is an ancient mansion situated in a pleasant park: near it is Brockton Lodge.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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