Oakamoor Staffordshire Family History Guide

Oakamoor is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1833 from Cheadle Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Oakmoor

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1832
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1835

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OAKAMOOR, or Oakmoor, a chapelry in Cheadle parish, Stafford; on the river Churnet and on the North Staffordshire railway, 3 miles ENE of Cheadle. It has a station with telegraph on the railway, and a post-office under Stafford. The statistics are returned with the parish. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in cotton manufacture, and in collieries and brassworks. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £40. Patron, the Rector of Cheadle.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944 (FamilySearch) - free

FreeREG - free

Staffordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire, Dioceses Of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire Banns (FindMyPast)

Staffordshire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1839 (Ancestry)

National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Staffordshire
Civil Registration District: Cheadle
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Cheadle
Poor Law Union: Cheadle
Hundred: North Totmonslow; South Totmonslow
Province: Canterbury