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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]

"HILDERSTONE, a township and village in the parish of Stone, hundred of Pirehill, county Stafford, 4 miles N.E. of Stone. The village is considerable, and some of the inhabitants are engaged in the manufacture of shoes.

The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £120. The church is a structure of stone with a tower surmounted by a spire. It was erected in 1833 at the expense of the late J. Bourne, Esq."

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