Milwich in 1868
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"MILWICH, a parish in the Southern division of the hundred of Pirehill, county Stafford, 5 miles S.E. of Stone, its post town, and 2½ N.E. of the Sandon railway station. The village, which is small, and wholly agricultural, is situated at the junction of the Stone and Stafford turnpike roads. The parish includes the hamlets of Coton, Garshall-Green and Day-Hills. The land is chiefly arable and the surface varied. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £132 8s., and the vicarial for £138 13s.
The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield, value £95. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a modern brick edifice with an ancient stone tower. The parochial charities produce about £40 per annum. There are National and infant schools with a small endowment. There is a place of worship for the Wesleyan Methodists."
"COTON, a hamlet in the parish of Milwich, in the county of Stafford, 4 miles E. of Stone."
"DAY HILLS, a hamlet in the parish of Milwich, in the county of Stafford, 4 miles S.E. of Stone."
"GARSHALL GREEN, a hamlet in the parish of Milwich, hundred of South Pirehill, county Stafford, 4 miles E. of Stone. The Wesleyan Methodists have a chapel."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]