"Edingale or Edengale, in the vale of the Mease, seven miles N by E of Tamworth, is a village and parish of 197 souls, and about 850 acres of land, adjoining Derbyshire. The Earl of Lichfield is lord of the manor, but the soil belongs to a number of other freeholders. The parish feast is on the first Sunday in June. A raised way, which passes through Edingale, towards Lullington, is supposed to have been a Roman via vicinale, or bye road."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]
A transcript of the Monumental Inscriptions of the church of Holy Trinity, Edingale, has been published by the Birmingham & Midland SGH.
"The church, Holy Trinity, is a small edifice, upon an eminence near the river Mease. It is of brick, and has a tower and two bells. The perpetual curacy, is in the patronage of the Prebendary of Alrewas, and incumbency of the Rev John Evans, MA.
Edingale was formerly a parochial chapelry to Croxall, on the opposite side of the river, in Derbyshire."
From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]
Church of England Registers
The register of Holy Trinity commenced in 1575. The original registers or transcripts for the period 1575-1922 (Bapts), 1575-1967 (Mar) & 1575-1812 (Bur), and Banns for the period 1653-59 & 1754-1812 are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office. No original registers for 1696-1812 (Bapts & Bur) and 1696-1753 (Mar) are known to exist.
Bishops Transcripts for the period 1669-1870 (with gaps 1669-84, 1735-8 & 1765-8) are deposited at Lichfield Record Office.
A transcription of the section on Edingale from A Topographical History of Staffordshire by William Pitt (1817
The transcription of the section for Edingale from the Topographical Dictionary of England (1859)
The transcription of the section for Edingale from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
The transcription of the section for Edingale from the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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