Gayton  Staffordshire


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

GAYTON, a parish in the district and county of Stafford; near the river Trent and the Grand Trunk canal, 1 mile NE of Weston r. station, and 5 NE of Stafford. It has a post office under Stafford. Acres, 1, 270. Real property, £2, 833. Pop., 249. Houses, 63. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £136.* Patron, Mrs. Mould. The church is good; and there are charities £5.

Gayton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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