In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Croxall like this:
CROXALL, or Croxhall, a township in the district of Tamworth and county of Derby; and a parish in the districts of Tamworth and Burton-upon-Trent, and counties of Derby and Stafford. The township lies on the river Meese, adjacent to the Derby and Birmingham railway, 6¼ miles N of Tamworth; and has a station on the railway. ...
Acres, 1, 221. Real property, £3, 466. Pop., 143. Houses, 33. The parish contains also the townships of Oakley and Catton; and its post town is Elford, under Tamworth. Acres, 3, 020. Real property, £7, 080. Pop., 247. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. Croxall Hall is the seat of the Prinseps. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £489.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but very good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Croxall, in Lichfield and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th April 2017
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