Tatenhill

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

TATENHILL, a parish in the northern division of the hundred of OFFLOW, county of STAFFORD, 3¾ miles (W.S.W.) from Burton upon Trent, containing, with the chapelries of Barton under Needwood and Wichnor, and the township of Dunstall, 2059 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, annexed to the deanery of Lichfield in the archdeaconry of Stafford, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, rated in the king's books at £26. 1. 8. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The Grand Trunk canal passes through the parish, which 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.

DUNSTALL, a township in the parish of TATENHILL, northern division of the hundred of OFFLOW, county of STAFFORD, 4½ miles (W.S.W.) from Burton upon Trent, containing 184 inhabitants.

WICHNOR, a chapelry in the parish of TATENHILL, northern division of the hundred of OUTFLOW, county of STAFFORD, 6 miles (N.E.) from Lichfield, containing 162 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Stafford, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, endowed with £400 royal bounty. and in the patronage of T. Levett, Esq. The chapel is dedicated to St. Leonard. The Grand Trunk canal passes through the parish, and communicates with the neighbouring iron-works. Wichnor 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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