In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stanton like this:
STANTON, a township-chapelry in Ellastone parish, Stafford; 2½ miles WNW of Clifton r. station, and 3½ W of Ashborne. Post town, Ashborne. Real property, £1,996. Pop., 403. Houses, 81. The living is annexed to Ellastone. Archbishop Sheldon was a native.
Stanton is now part of East Staffordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Staffordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stanton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stanton in East Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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