Chebsey, Staffordshire Family History Guide

Chebsey is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Cold Norton.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1713
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Society of Friends/Quaker.

Parishes adjacent to Chebsey

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHEBSEY, a township and a parish in Stone district, Stafford. The township lies on the river Sow and on the Grand Junction railway, 1¼ mile S of Norton-Bridge station, and 2 E of Eccleshall. Real property, £7, 102. Pop., 472. Houses. 94. The parish contains also the township of Cold-Norton; and its post town is Eccleshall. Acres, 4,172. Real property, £8,900. Pop., 514. Houses, 99. The manor belonged to the Hastings family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £285. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield. The church is old; and the churchyard formerly had a curious obelisk.
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: Stone
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Eccleshall
Poor Law Union: Stone
Hundred: South Pirehill
Province: Canterbury