Hamstall Ridware is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.
Alternative names: Hamstall Ridware
Other places in the parish include: Hay End, Netherton, Sandborough, Olive Green, Rough Park, and Nethertown.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1598
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Hamstall-Ridware, a village and a parish in Lichfield district, Stafford. The village stands on the river Blyth, 2 ½ miles N of Armitage r. station, and 4 ½ E by N of Rugeley; and has a post-office under Rugeley. The parish includes also the hamlets of Nethertown, Rough-Park, Hay-End, Sandborough, and part of Olive-Green. Acres, 2,934. Real property, £4,305. Pop., 440. Houses, 93. The property is divided among a few. The old manor-house has an ancient gateway and a watch-tower, and is now a farm-house. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £300. Patron, Lord Leigh. The church is ancient but good; has a tower and spire; and contains monuments of the Cottons, the Combermeres, and the Egertons. There are a national school, and charities £42.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Lichfield
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Rugeley
Poor Law Union: Lichfield
Hundred: North Offlow