Newborough

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

NEWBOROUGH, a chapelry in the parish of HANBURY, northern division of the hundred of OFFLOW, county of STAFFORD, 3 miles (E.) from Abbot's Bromley, containing 744 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Stafford, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £400 royal bounty, and £800 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Hanbury. The chapel is dedicated to All Saints. There are several small bequests, producing about £8 a year, for the instruction of children. Newborough 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 forty shillings.

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