Wychnor is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1792 from chapelry in Tatenhill Ancient Parish.
Alternative names: Wichnor
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1731
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660
- Barton under Needwood
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
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.
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: Burton upon Trent
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Lichfield
Poor Law Union: Burton upon Trent
Hundred: North Offlow