Weeford, Staffordshire Family History Guide

Weeford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Packington, Swinfen, and Swinfen and Packington.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1562

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Weeford

  • Wall
  • Canwell
  • Hints
  • Whittington
  • Wiggington
  • Shenstone
  • Freeford
  • Tamhorn
  • Lichfield St Michael
  • Hopwas Hays
  • Sutton Coldfield

Historical Descriptions

Weeford

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WEEFORD, a parish, with a township and two hamlets, in Lichfield district, Stafford; on Watling-street, 3¾ miles SSE of Lichfield r. station. Post town, Lichfield. Acres, 4,556. Real property, £4,860. Pop., 399. Houses, 78. The manor belongs to Lord Wenlock. Offlow barrow, which gives name to Offlow hundred, is here. The living is a rectory, united with Hints, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £420. Patron, the Bishop of L. The church is good.

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

Packington

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Packington, a hamlet in Weeford parish, Stafford; 3 ¼ miles NW of Tamworth.

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

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Lichfield
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Alrewas and Weeford
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Lichfield
  • Poor Law Union: Lichfield
  • Hundred: South Offlow
  • Province: Canterbury
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