Norbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Weston Jones with Loynton, Weston Jones, Norbury with Oulton, and Loynton.

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1673

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

NORBURY, a village, a township, and a parish, in the district of Newport and county of Stafford. The village stands near the Grand Junction canal, 2½ miles E of the boundary with Salop, 3¼ N W of Gnosall r. station, and 4 N E of Newport. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Pop., 217. Houses, 45. The parish contains also the township of Weston-Jones and the hamlet of Loynton. Post-town, Newport, Salop. Acres, 3, 313. Real property, £4, 157. Pop., 364. Houses, 71. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £483.* Patron, the Rev. T. E. Buckworth. The church is ancient, has a brick tower, was restored in 1827, and contains many ancient effigies. There are a national school, and charities £50.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast)

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County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Newport
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Eccleshall
Poor Law Union: Newport
Hundred: West Cuttlestone
Province: Canterbury