Marchington (with Marchington Woodlands)

Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

MARCHINGTON, a chapelry in the parish of HANBURY, northern division of the hundred of OFFLOW, county of STAFFORD, 4 miles (S.E. by E.) from Uttoxeter, containing 463 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Stafford, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, endowed with £600 private benefaction, £1000 royal bounty, and £300 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Hanbury. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter. This parish is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40a.

MARCHINGTON-WOODLANDS, a township in the parish of HANBURY, northern division of the hundred of OFFLOW, county of STAFFORD, Similes (S.S.E.) from Uttoxeter, containing 318 inhabitants. It is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s.

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