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Swynnerton, Staffordshire

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Swynnerton, Staffordshire

Swynnerton is a village and civil parish in Staffordshire, England. It lies in the Borough of Stafford, and at the 2001 census had a population of 4,233. St Mary's Church dates back to at least the 13th Century. Swynnerton received its charter from Edward I in 1306. During the 14th Century a market used to be held every Wednesday and an annual fair was held on August 15 each year.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8535
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

Other names by which Swynnerton, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Swinerton ~ Swinnerton ~ Sulvertone

Swynnerton, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Swinnerton (or Swynnerton), par. and vil., Staffordshire - par., 6481 ac., pop. 778; vil., 3 m. NW. of Stone; P.O.; in vicinity is Swynnerton Park, seat.

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