Broughton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1787 from Eccleshall Ancient Parish.

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Parish registers begin: 1838

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Broughton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROUGHTON, a chapelry in Eccleshall parish, Stafford; 4½ miles W of Standon-Bridge r. station, and 6 miles E of Market-Drayton. Post Town, Ashley, under Market-Drayton. Acres, 590. Pop., 21. Houses, 2. Broughton Hall is an old Tudor mansion. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £110. Patron, Sir H. D. Broughton, Bart. The church is small, and has a tower.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Stone
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Eccleshall
  • Poor Law Union: Stone
  • Hundred: North Pirehill
  • Province: Canterbury

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