Place:


Florence  Staffordshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Florence like this:

Florence, rising and populous place, Stone and Trentham pars., W. Staffordshire, 2 miles SW. of Newcastle under Lyme; it is being built upon the grounds of the Duke of Sutherland, with the intention of forming a large suburban town for the Potteries.

Florence through time

Florence is now part of Stoke on Trent district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stoke on Trent has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Florence itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Florence, in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22820

Date accessed: 10th April 2021


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