Trentham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.
Other places in the parish include: Clayton, Trentham with Blurton, Hanchurch, Dresden, and Clayton Griffith.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1558
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1670
Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Stone Christ Church
- Trent Vale
- Newcastle under Lyme
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
TRENTHAM, a village, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in Stone district, Stafford. The village stands on the river Trent, 1½ mile W of the North Staffordshire railway, and 3 SSW of Stoke-upon-Trent; is a seat of petty-sessions; gives the title of Viscount to the Duke of Sutherland; and has a post-office under Stoke-upon-Trent, a r. station, and a police station. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Real property, £5,471. Pop., 645. Houses, 127. The parish includes five other townships, and comprises 6,900 acres. Pop. in 1851, 2,747; in 1861, 4,611. Houses, 958. T. Park is the seat of the Duke of Sutherland; was altered by Barry into a splendid pile, with rich architectural decorations in the Italian style; has finely-wooded grounds, laid out by Brown, and containing a lake and a mausoleum; and was visited in 1805 by George III., in 1832, by the Princess Victoria, in 1868, by the Prince and Princess of Wales. A nunnery was founded at T., before 683, by one of the Saxon kings; and an Augustinian priory superseded it, in the time o Henry I.; and was given, at the dissolution, to the Brandons. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £100. Patron, the Duke of Sutherland. The church was rebuilt in 1842. The p. curacy of Butterton is a separate benefice. There are an endowed school with £20 a year, and charities £61. The sub-district includes also another parish and a liberty. Pop., 6,259. Houses, 1,273.
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: Stone
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Trentham
Poor Law Union: Stone
Hundred: North Pirehill