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Staffordshire Place Guide - Calton


All of the links in the table below enable you to view Collection catalogues in our online catalogue Gateway to the Past. Where there is no link this is either because we hold the collection but the catalogue is not yet online, or because the collection is held by another Archive Service, or is still in the hands of the organisation itself.


  • OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheet: 14SE, 14SW
  • OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet: SK15SW
  • OS National Grid reference: SK103502

Church of England 

Local Government

  • Civil Parish: Blore (to 1866); Mayfield (to 1866); Waterfall (to 1866); Calton (1866-1934); Waterhouses (1934-date).  See note 1.
  • Hundred: Totmonslow South
  • Poor Law Union: Ashbourne Poor Law Union (1836-1930). See note 2.
  • District Council: Mayfield Rural District (1894-1934); Cheadle Rural District (1934-1974); Staffordshire Moorlands District (1974-date)

Parliamentary Representation

  • Parliamentary Constituency (to 1974): Northern Staffordshire (1832-1867); North Staffordshire (1867-1885); Leek (1885-1918); Stone (1918-1948); Leek (1948-1974)

Nonconformist Churches 



  • Note 1: Calton was an ancient chapelry composed of parts of three ancient parishes, known for civil purposes as the townships of Calton in Blore, Calton in Mayfield and Calton in Waterfall.
  • Note 2: Records held at Derbyshire Record Office
  • Note 3: This link provides a hitlist of photographs included within a larger collection covering the entire county.

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