Staffordshire

Staffordshire, a midland mining and manufacturing county of England, wedged in on the N. between Cheshire (W.) and Derby (N.), and extending southward to Worcester, with Shropshire on the W., and Leicester and Warwick on the E.; with the exception of the wild and hilly “moorland” in the N. consists of an undulating plain crossed by the Trent, and intersected in all directions by canals and railways; embraces two rich coal-fields, one in the “Black Country” of the S., where rich deposits of iron-stone are also worked, and one in the N., embracing the district of the “Potteries”; famous breweries exist at Burton; Wolverhampton is the largest town.

Population (circa 1900) given as 1,083,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Stafford * Stagirite, The
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurzheim, Johann Caspar
Sruti
Staal, Jean
Stabat Mater
Stadium
Stadtholder
Staël, Madame de
Staffa
Stafford
Staffordshire
Stagirite, The
Stahl, Friedrich Julius
Stahl, Georg Ernest
Staines
Stair, John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of
Stair, John Dalrymple, 2nd Earl of
Stalactite
Stalybridge
Stamford
Stamford

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Amner, Richard
Anson, George
Ashe, Simeon
Ashmole, Elias
Astle, Thomas
Aston, Sir Thomas
Ball, John
Beddoes, Thomas
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