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Colwich, Staffordshire

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Colwich, Staffordshire

'Colwich (Old English 'Charcoal specialised-farm' or perhaps, 'Cola's specialised farm) is a civil parish and village in Staffordshire, England. It is situated off the A51 road, about 3 miles (5 km) north west of Rugeley, and 7 miles (11 km) south east of Stafford. It lies principally on the north east bank of the River Trent near Wolseley Bridge, just north of Cannock Chase.
Post townStafford
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0121
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Population4,584 (2001 census)

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

Colwich, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., near river Trent and Grand Trunk Canal, in co. and 6½ miles SE. of Stafford -- par., 9217 ac. (99 water), pop. 1740; township, 7775 ac. (96 water), pop. 1541.

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