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Clifton Campville


  • The parish was in the Tamworth sub-district of the Tamworth Registration District.

  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:

Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 975
1891 R.G. 12 / 2209

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Andrew.

  • The church was built circa 1296.

  • The church is Grade I listed with British Heritage.

  • Mark WALTON has a photograph of the Clifton Campville Church on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2007.

Civil Registration

  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

  • The parish was in the Tamworth sub-district of the Tamworth Registration District.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Clifton Campville which are provided by:
"CLIFTON CAMPVILLE, a parish partly in the N. division of the hundred of Offlow, in the county of Stafford, and partly in the hundred of Repton, in the county of Derby, 6 miles N.E. of Tamworth, its post town and railway station on the London and North-Western line."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]

The river Mease runs through the village. The village has a nice website which you should consult if you plan to visit.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Clifton Campville has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK255110 (Lat/Lon: 52.696059, -1.624123), Clifton Campville which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient parish on the boundary between Derby and Stafford counties and became a modern Civil Parish when those were established.

  • This parish was administered as part of Staffordshire, so many records may be in the Stafford Archive office.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • With the passage of the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a member of the Tamworth Poorlaw Union.