Blore  Staffordshire


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

BLOORE-WITH-TYRLEY and HALES, a township in Drayton-Tyrley parish, Stafford; near the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction canal, 3 miles E of MarketDrayton. Pop. in 1841, 561. Houses, 103. An action was fought on Bloore Heath, in 1459, between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists; and is commemorated on the spot by a cross.

Additional information about this locality is available for Tyrley

Blore through time

Blore is now part of Newcastle under Lyme district. Click here for graphs and data of how Newcastle under Lyme has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Blore itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Blore, in Newcastle under Lyme and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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