Waterfall Staffordshire Family History Guide
Waterfall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire. Calton is a chapelry of Waterfall.
Other places in the parish include: Winkhill, Calton in Waterfall, and Calton.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1602
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WATERFALL, a parish, with two townships, in the district of Ashborne and county of Stafford; 5 miles NE of Froghall r. station, and 7 SE of Leek. Post town, Leek, under Stoke-on-Trent. Acres, 1,530. Real property, £3,066. Pop., 533. Houses, 112. The property is much subdivided. There are an iron foundry, and paper, tow, and corn mills. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £60. Patron, A. Henniker, Esq. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and charities £7.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Ashbourne
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Alstonfield
Poor Law Union: Ashbourne
Hundred: South Totmonslow