Meerbrook is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1724 from Leek Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Leekfrith.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1738
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1791
Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
MEERBROOK, a chapelry in Leek parish, Stafford; on the river Churnet, under the Roaches, 3 miles N by E of Leek r. station, and 3½ S of the boundary with Cheshire. It was constituted in 1859; and its post-town is Leek, under Stoke-on-Trent. Rated property, £4,785. Pop., 553. Houses, 111. The property is much subdivided. The Churnet's valley here, for a length of about 2 miles, is flanked by stupendous mural masses of rock, and strewn with their fallen fragments. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £120. Patron, the Vicar of Leek. The church has a tower, and is good. There are an endowed school with £19 a year, and charities £15.
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: Leek
Poor Law Union: Leek
Hundred: North Totmonslow