Onecote is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1783 from chapelry in Leek Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Bradnop.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1755
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1782
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ONECOTE, a village, a township, and a chapelry, in Leek parish, Stafford. The village stands on the river Hamps, 4¾ miles E by S of Leek r. station. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £4, 958. Pop., 463. Houses, 90. The chapelry contains also the township of Bradnop; and its post town is Leek. Real property, £9, 471. Pop., 917. Houses, 175. The property is all in one estate. Narrowdale here is a rocky vale so deep that sunshine doesnot reach its bottom even at midsummer. The Mixoncopper mine is here; but ceased about 1820 to be worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Leek. The church is good, and has a tower. Charities, £11.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Leek
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Leek
Poor Law Union: Leek
Hundred: North Totmonslow