Basford  Staffordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Basford like this:

BASFORD, a township in Cheddleton parish, Stafford; 3 miles S of Leek. Real property, £3,128. Pop., 428. Houses, 76. Charles Cotton, the comic poet, born in 1630, was a native.

Additional information about this locality is available for Cheddleton

Basford through time

Basford is now part of Staffordshire Moorlands district. Click here for graphs and data of how Staffordshire Moorlands has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Basford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Basford in Staffordshire Moorlands | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 05th December 2021

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