Haughton  Staffordshire


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

HAUGHTON, a parish in the district and county of Stafford; on the Shropshire Union railway, 4 miles SW by W of Stafford. It has a station on the railway, and its post town is Stafford. Acres, 1,860. Rea1 property, £3, 493. Pop., 516. Houses, 116. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Francis Eld, Esq. ...

Offa the Dane is said to have lived in the parish, at High Offley. There is a Danish barrow. The living is a rectoiy in the diocese of Lichfield. Valne, £403.* Patron, the Rev.S. Royds. The church is ancient but good, with a tower; and was recently enlarged and embellished.

Haughton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th May 2022

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