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Staffordshire Place Guide - Berkswich

Berkswich, otherwise Baswich

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.

Location

  • OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheet: 37SE
  • OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet: SJ92SW
  • OS National Grid reference: SJ944243

Church of England 

Local Government

Parliamentary Representation 

  • Parliamentary Constituency (to 1948): Southern Staffordshire (1832-1867); West Staffordshire (1867-1918); Stafford (1918-1948); Cannock (1948-1970); South West Staffordshire (1970-1974)
  • Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (a): Township of Acton Trussell and Bednall : Cannock (1948-1970); South West Staffordshire (1970-1974)
  • Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (b): Townships of Baswich (including Walton) and Brocton : Stafford and Stone (1948-1974)

Nonconformist Churches

Other organisations

Estate records

Photographs

Notes

  • Note 1: This link provides a hitlist of photographs included within a larger collection covering the entire county.
Location  
OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheet 37SE
OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet  SJ92SW
OS National Grid reference SJ944243
Church of England   
Ancient Parish Berkswich, Holy Trinity
Ancient Chapelries Acton Trussell, St James; Bednall, All Saints
Modern Parishes Brocton, All Saints (from 1951); Walton on the Hill, St Thomas (from 1842)
Local Government  
Civil Parishes Baswich or Berkswich; Acton Trussell and Bednall (1866-date); Brocton (1866-date)
Hundred Cuttlestone East
Poor Law Union (a) Township of Acton Trussell and Bednall : Penkridge Poor Law Union (1836-1870s); Cannock Poor Law Union (1870s-1930).
Poor Law Union (b) Townships of Baswich (including Walton) and Brocton : Stafford Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
District Council (a) Township of Acton Trussell and Bednall : Cannock Rural District (1894-1974); South Staffordshire District (1974-date).
District Council (b) Townships of Baswich (including Walton) and Brocton : Stafford Rural District (1894-1974); Stafford Borough (1974-date)
Parliamentary Representation   
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1948) Southern Staffordshire (1832-1867); West Staffordshire (1867-1918); Stafford (1918-1948); Cannock (1948-1970); South West Staffordshire (1970-1974)
Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (a) Township of Acton Trussell and Bednall : Cannock (1948-1970); South West Staffordshire (1970-1974)
Parliamentary Constituency (1948-1974) (b) Townships of Baswich (including Walton) and Brocton : Stafford and Stone (1948-1974)
Nonconformist Churches  
Methodist churches Berkswich Methodist Church
Other organisations  
Businesses Businesses
Societies and clubs Societies and clubs
Estate records   
Major estates  Anson family of Shugborough, Earls of Lichfield 
Photographs  
Building conservation photographs Building conservation photographs for Acton Trussell and Bednall; Building conservation photographs for BaswichBuilding conservation photographs for Brocton  Please see note 1 below.
Notes  
Note 1 This link provides a hitlist of photographs included within a larger collection covering the entire county.

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