Source:Page, William. Victoria History of the County of Stafford

Source The Victoria history of the county of Stafford
Author Page, William
Place Staffordshire, England
Subject History
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Published for the University of London
Date issued Institute of Historical Research, by Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1958-
Place issued London
Number of Volumes 20
Page, William. The Victoria history of the county of Stafford. (London: Published for the University of London, Institute of Historical Research, by Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1958-).
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Volume 3. This part volume covers the medieval religious houses of Staffordshire, including Lichfield cathedral.
Volume 5. Covers the hundred of East Cuttlestone in the south-west of the county, and includes the towns of Brewood, Cannock, Penkridge and Rugeley.
Volume 7. This volume tells the story of the town of Leek and the north-east corner of Staffordshire adjoining Cheshire and Derbyshire. Besides the large parish of Leek, it contains Alstonefield, another extensive parish, Horton, and Sheen.
Volume 8. Gives a detailed account of the history of Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent.
Volume 9. This volume covers the town of Burton-upon-Trent on the county's eastern boundary, along with its suburbs and satellite villages on either side of the river, including Stapenhill which was formerly in a separate
Volume 14. A detailed thematic account of the city of Lichfield and outlying townships, including Burntwood.
Volume 17. Offlow Hundred (Part). West Bromwich, Smethwick, and Walsall are all close neighbours and all former county boroughs.

There are 13 volumes published so far. Those listed above are those online. Different volumes have different editors. (William Page was the editor of Volume One.)

| SOME NOTES ON MEDIEVAL ENGLISH GENEALOGY has a good summary of where to find some of the volumes online.

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  • 990194 Item 2