Thomas Staniforth & Co. Sickle works at Hackenthorpe.
|15 Sept 1777||George Hazelhurst was cited to appear at Lichfield consistory for 'intruding into and sitting in a certain Seat or Pew in the Parish Church of Eckington . . . . . and interrupting and disturbing Mary Staniforth and William Wicksell. .. . . in the quiet and. peaceable possession and enjoyment which they had in and of the said seat-. One may suspect that the enjoyment Staniforth and Wicksell derived from their pew was more financial than religious|
|1783||Wolf and Rocher Wheel - In 1783 the wheel was taken by Elizabeth Inkersall of Hackenthorpe and Luke Staniforth of Mosborough, sicklesmith, it was then named "Rocher" wheel, but its identity is made clear by the 1794 list, in which Inkerson (sic.) and Staniforth employed 16 men at 11 troughs.|