Grindon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Martinslow, Hillsdale, Hills-dale, Ford-Hillsdale, Ford, Deepdale, and Deep Dale.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1697
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1679
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
GRINDON, a township and a parish in Leek district, Stafford. The township lies between the rivers Manifold and Hamps, 6 miles NE of Froghall r. station, and 8 ESE of Leek. Real property, £2,726. Pop. in 1851, 236. house, 40. The parish includes also the hamlets of Deepdale, Ford, Hillsdale, and Martinslow; and its posttown is Leek. Acres, 3,229. Real property, £5,243. Pop. in 1851, 381; in 1861, 371. house, 70. A small tract is common. Limestone is worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £400. Patron, the Rev. Henry John Stokes. The church was recently rebuilt, and has a tower with an octagonal spire. There are an endowed school, and charities £31.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Leek
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Alstonfield
Poor Law Union: Alstonfield Gilbert Union
Hundred: North Totmonslow