Berkswich with Walton Staffordshire Family History Guide

Berkswich with Walton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire. Bednall is a chapelry of Berkswich with Walton.

Alternative names: Baswick

Other places in the parish include: Brockton, Brocton, Walton near Stafford, Walton, and Milford.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1601

Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion, Primitive Methodist, and Roman Catholic.

Parishes adjacent to Berkswich with Walton

  • Colwich
  • Bednall
  • Tixall
  • Stafford St Mary
  • Forebridge
  • Cannock
  • Acton Trussell
  • Teddesley Hay

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BASWICK, or Berkswick, a township in Stafford district, and a parish in Stafford and Penkridge districts, Staffordshire. The township is united to two other tracts, under the name of Baswick, Milford, and Walton; it lies on the Worcester canal, near the Northwestern and the Trent Valley railways, 2 miles SE of Stafford; and it contains the post office of Walton under Stafford. Real property, £4,015. Pop., 660. Houses, 128. The parish contains also the township of Brockton and that of Acton-Trussel and Bednell. Acres, 6,608. Real property, £10,497. Pop., 1,555. Houses, 302. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of St. Thomas, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £238. Patrons, J. N. Lane, Esq., and the Rev.Inge. The church is good; and the p. curacy of Acton-Trussel-with-Bednell is a separate benefice. Charities, £15.

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

Administration

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