Chapel Chorlton, Staffordshire Family History Guide

Chapel Chorlton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1743 from chapelry in Eccleshall Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Stableford, Chorlton with Stableford, and Chorlton Hill.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Chapel and Hill Chorlton, Chorlton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1564
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1681

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Chapel Chorlton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHORLTON, a chapelry in Eccleshall parish, Stafford: on the North Western railway, 1¾ mile SSE of Whitmore r. station, and 6 N by W of Eccleshall. It includes the township of Chorlton-Hill, and part of the hamlet of Stableford; and its post town is Whitmore, under Stoke-on-Trent. Acres, 1, 921. Real property, £3, 342. Pop., 484. Houses, 87. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £105. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is tolerable.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Newcastle under Lyme
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Eccleshall
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Eccleshall
Poor Law Union: Newcastle under Lyme
Hundred: North Pirehill
Province: Canterbury