Welcome to the website for the Communities of Ingestre and Tixall near Stafford in Staffordshire, England.   
      Please note this website was previously at  hosted by the British Library at   where an out of date version may still be available.

Hoo Mill Crossroads

Signpost at Hoo Mill crossroads

Family Historians - surname searches from large database of all Ingestre & Tixall graves, parish registers, census returns, tenancies, etc. available for small donation to Ingestre or Tixall Church.
Contact Anne Andrews Email:

Summer Art & Craft Fair at Ingestre Hall with with Guided Tours of the Hall

Sunday June 17th  10am to 4pm

Entry: 2 for Adults - Free for Juniors 12yrs and under. Tours of the Hall, 10 which must be booked in advance at or Phone Gill on 07831390320

Advance Notice: Home & Garden Fete at Tixall Farm House Sunday July 22nd

in aid of Ingestre Orangery Restoration Project


Tixall History - Book

Tixall's Churches:

Contents: Early History; Post 1500 - Early Catholics and Protestants; Stephen Dugdale's Evidence against the Tixall group of Catholics 1678-1680; Simon wakelin, Rector 1680 - 1698; Tixall Church in the 1700s & the Church rebuilt in 1772; Tixall Church in the early 1800s; Francis William Webb 1836 - 1906; The 1828 Catholic Chapel at Tixall Hall; The present Church at Tixall built in 1848; Other Churches with Tixall associations; Tixall Church in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Tixall's Farms:

Contents: Geology & Prehistory; Early History: 1000 to 1500 AD; The 16th & 17th Centuries; The first part of the 18th Century. Changes in the time of Thomas Clifford 1761-1787;  The 1800s; Brancote Farms;  Hanyards Farms; Tixall Heath Farm; Tixall Farm; Other Farms in Tixall; Insurance information on Farms c1900-1940; Appendix: 1766 Valuation of the Manor of Tixall.


Prices including P&P:  Tixall's Churches (132 pages) 5 and Tixall's Farms (200 pages incl. colour) 10


SING & PLAY FLUTE IN STAFFORD  One to one teaching . All ages.

Contact Christina Thomson for further information. Tel: 07825 339522



   The Friends of Ingestre Orangery have received a confirmed National Lottery Grant of 1,018,500 for "Ingestre Orangery - A sustainable restoration" project, it was announced on May 23rd 2018.
   Thanks to money raised by National Lottery Players, the project will restore, preserve, interpret and develop the Grade II Listed Orangery at Ingestre.
   The project will provide a central point for those exploring Ingestre's unique heritage, as well as becoming a vital community hub.
   Work is due to start soon and the finished building is expected to re-open early 2019.

WWI Commemoration project in Ingestre & Tixall

The project website is still at: although the project has now finished.




A Short History of Ingestre 140 page A5 book in colour 7.00;

Catalogue of Paintings at Ingestre Hall 3.00;

1965 DVD of Ingestre 3;

Ingestre oral History CD or DVD 3;

DVD of 2013 Ingestre Festival 3.

All plus Post & Packing if required. Contact Gill Broadbent Tel: 01889 270263; Mobile 07831 390320 email or Sue Paris Tel: 01785 661098.

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Last Updated 13.6.18

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