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Burntwood, Staffordshire

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Burntwood, Staffordshire

Burntwood is a town in Staffordshire, England, lying in the Cannock Chase area approximately 4 miles west of Lichfield. The town had a population of 26,049 at the time of the 2011 census and forms part of Lichfield district. The town forms one of the largest urbanised parishes in England. Samuel Johnson opened an academy in nearby Edial in 1736.
DistrictLichfield
Post townBURNTWOOD
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0509
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01543
Population25,674
 

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

Burntwood, township and hamlet, St Michael Lichfield par., E. Staffordshire, 3½ miles W. of Lichfield, 4417 ac. (41 water), pop. 6270; P.O.

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