Castle Church Staffordshire Family History Guide

Castle Church is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Alternative names: Stafford Castle Church

Other places in the parish include: Rickerscote.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1567

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Castle Church

  • Seighford
  • Derrington
  • Tillington
  • Stafford St Mary
  • Bradley
  • Forebridge
  • Dunston
  • Acton Trussell
  • Coppenhall

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CASTLE-CHURCH, a parish and a subdistrict in the district and county of Stafford. The parish adjoins the south-western suburbs of Stafford; and includes the townships of Forebridge and Rickerscote. Post Town, Stafford. Acres, 3,774. Rated property, £15,772. Pop., 3,362. Houses, 669. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £120. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good. A district church, forming a separate charge, is in Forebridge; and there is a neat Roman Catholic chapel. The subdistrict contains three parishes and part of another. Acres, 13,071. Pop., 5,413. Houses, 1,089.

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: Cheadle
  • Hundred: East Cuttlestone
  • Province: Canterbury
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