Baswich  Staffordshire


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

BASWICK, or Berkswick, a township in Stafford district, and a parish in Stafford and Penkridge districts, Staffordshire. The township is united to two other tracts, under the name of Baswick, Milford, and Walton; it lies on the Worcester canal, near the Northwestern and the Trent Valley railways, 2 miles SE of Stafford; and it contains the post office of Walton under Stafford. ...

Real property, £4,015. Pop., 660. Houses, 128. The parish contains also the township of Brockton and that of Acton-Trussel and Bednell. Acres, 6,608. Real property, £10,497. Pop., 1,555. Houses, 302. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of St. Thomas, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £238.* Patrons, J. N. Lane, Esq., and the Rev.Inge. The church is good; and the p. curacy of Acton-Trussel-with-Bednell is a separate benefice. Charities, £15.

Baswich through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd April 2024

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