Borough of Stafford

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Borough of Stafford
Non-metropolitan district
Stafford shown within Staffordshire
Stafford shown within Staffordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Non-metropolitan county Staffordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Stafford
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Stafford Borough Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs William Cash
Jeremy Lefroy
Area
 • Total 231.0 sq mi (598.2 km2)
Area rank 71st (of 326)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 130,900
 • Rank 161st (of 326)
 • Density 570/sq mi (220/km2)
 • Ethnicity 97.4% White
1.0% S.Asian
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 41UG (ONS)
E07000197 (GSS)
OS grid reference SJ9213623094
Website www.staffordbc.gov.uk

The Borough of Stafford is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It is named after and includes the town of Stafford. It also includes the smaller town of Stone and numerous villages.

The borough was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the municipal borough of Stafford, Stone urban district, Stafford Rural District and Stone Rural District.

Most its parishes fell within the Hundred of Pirehill.

Wards[edit]

It has 26 wards: Barlaston and Oulton, Baswich, Chartley, Church Eaton, Common, Coton, Eccleshall, Forebridge, Fulford, Gnosall and Woodseaves, Haywood and Hixon, Highfield and Western Downs, Holmcroft, Littleworth, Manor, Milford, Milwich, Penkside, Rowley, Seighford, St. Michael's, Stonefield and Christchurch, Swynnerton, Tillington, Walton and Weeping Cross. [1]

Settlements and parishes of Stafford[edit]

Settlement Borough Ward Parish
Adbaston Eccleshall Adbaston
Barlaston Barlaston and Oulton Barlaston
Berkswich Milford Berkswich
Bradley Church Eaton Bradley
Brocton Milford Brocton
Chebsey Eccleshall Chebsey
Church Eaton Church Eaton Church Eaton
Colwich Haywood and Hixon Colwich
Creswell Seighford Creswell
Eccleshall Eccleshall Eccleshall
Ellenhall Seighford Ellenhall
Forton Gnosall and Woodseaves
Fradswell Milwich
Fulford Fulford Fulford
Gayton Chartley
Gnosall Gnosall and Woodseaves Gnosall
Haughton Church Eaton Haughton
High Offley Gnosall and Woodseaves
Hixon Haywood and Hixon
Hilderstone Milwich Hilderstone
Hopton and Coton Coton
Hyde Lea Seighford Hyde Lea
Ingestre Milford
Knightley Gnosall and Woodseaves
Marston Seighford
Milwich Milwich
Norbury Gnosall and Woodseaves
Ranton Seighford
Salt and Enson Chartley
Sandon and Burston Walton
Seighford Seighford
Standon Eccleshall
Stone Stonefield and Christchurch
Stone Rural Milwich
Stowe-by-Chartley Chartley
Swynnerton Swynnerton Swynnerton
Tixall Milford
Weston Chartley
Whitgreave Seighford
Woodseaves Gnosall and Woodseaves

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of wards". Stafford Borough Council. 

Coordinates: 52°48′18.05″N 2°6′59.99″W / 52.8050139°N 2.1166639°W / 52.8050139; -2.1166639