Chartley Holme, Staffordshire Family History Guide

Alternative names: Chartley Lodge, Stowe by Chartley (modern parish name)

Status: Extra-parochial

Parish church: St John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: see surrounding parishes
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: see surrounding parishes

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Chartley Holme

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHARTLEY-HOLME, or Chartley-Lodge, an extra parochial tract in the district and county of Stafford; adjacent to Stowe parish, 5½ miles SW by W of Uttoxeter. Real property, £9, 126. Pop., 36. Houses, 7. It belonged to the De Blandeville, the Ferrars, the Devereux, and the Shirley families; and belongs now to Earl Ferrers. The main features of it are Chartley Park and Chartley Castle, the seat of Earl Ferrers; the latter a modern structure, burnt in 1847. Other objects are the tower of a castle, built in 1220 by Richard de Blandeville, and two round towers of a timbered house which was the prison of Mary Queen of Scots, and burnt in 1781.

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

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Administration

County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Stafford
Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Stafford
Hundred: South Pirehill
Province: Canterbury