Blore Ray is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire. Calton is a chapelry of Blore Ray.
Other places in the parish include: Blore with Swinscoe and Swainscoe with Blore.
Parish registers begin: 1558
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Swainscoe, with Blore, a township, in the parish of Blore, N. division of the hundred of Totmonslow and of the county of Stafford, 4 miles (WNW) from Ashbourn; containing 273 inhabitants.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.