Milwich in 1817


Description from A Topographical History of Staffordshire by William Pitt (1817)


Milwich is a large populous parish of Pirehill South, about two miles north-east of Sandon, on a loamy soil. The village of Milwich is in a low situation, a brook passes near it, and the Church, which is a small modern structure of brick with a tower of stone, is situated at a short distance on a gentle eminence. It is dedicated to All Saints, and is a vicarage : the present vicar is the Rev. Rice, and the Rev. John Sell, is curate. 

The parish of Milwich contains 109 houses, 111 families; 290 males, 273 females : total of inhabitants 563.