Wychnor  Staffordshire


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

WICHNOR, a township-chapelry in Tatenhill parish, Stafford; on the river Trent, the Grand Trunk canal, Icknield-street, and the Derby and Dudley railway, at the junction of the line to Tamworth, 5½ miles NE of Lichfield. It has a station at the r. junction; and its Post town is Burton-on-Trent. ...

Acres, 1,610. Real property, £3,529. Pop., 152. Houses, 30. W. Hall-was the seat of the Somervilles; and was visited, in 1621, by James I. A Roman camp was here, and Roman coins have been found. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £71. Patron, T. J. Levatt, Esq. The church is good.

Wychnor through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd April 2024

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