Staffordshire village, on the north bank of the River Tame, four and a half miles NW of Tamworth. Its name may have come from the fact that at one time a large number of eels could be found in the river at this point.
Location map of Elford courtesy of Streetmap.co.uk
Robert Bage (1730-1801) owned a paper mill next to Mill House. He wrote six novels including Hermsprong (1796) and Man as he is (1792) which were much admired by Sir Walter Scott.
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