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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

"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.

You can see pictures of Clifton Campville which are provided by:


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.
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