Wolstanton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Branscliff, Wedgwood, Briershurst, Brieryhurst, Chatterley, Chatterly, Dales Green, Great Chell, Greenfield, Harrisea Head, Kidsgrove, Knutton, Little Chell, Oldcott, Ranscliff, Sandyford, Stadmoreslow, Stadmorslow, Thursfield, Wainlee, and Brerehurst.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1628

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Methodist New Connexion, Primitive Methodist, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Wolstanton

Parish History

Wolstanton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOLSTANTON, a village, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a district, in Stafford. The village stands adjacent to the North Staffordshire railway, between Etruria and Burslem r. stations, 2 miles NNW of Stoke-upon-Trent; and has a post-office under Stoke-upon-Trent, a church almost entirely rebuilt in 1860 at a cost of £4,500, a Wesleyan chapel built in 1866, and charities £16. 

The township includes the village, and extends beyond it. Real property, £6,577. Pop. in 1851, 1,317; in 1861, 1,842. Houses, 395. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of the earthen-ware trade.

The manor belongs to the Duchy of Lancaster. The parish contains 12 townships, and comprises 10,739 acres. Pop. in 1851, 22,191; in 1861, 32,029. Houses, 6,237. The property is much subdivided.

Most of the area lies within the tract called the Potteries; and there are numerous porcelain and earthenware factories, many brick and tile yards, and several iron and steel works, engine works, and silk and cotton mills.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £350. Patron, R. Sneyd, Esq.

The vicarages of New Chapel, Chesterton, Mowcop, Silverdale, Tunstall, Kidsgrove, and Golden-Hill, are separate benefices.

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

Chatterley

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Chatterley, a township in Wolstanton parish, Stafford; 3 ½ miles NE of Newcastle-under-Lyne. Real property, £3,484. Pop., 798. Houses, 155.

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

Chell

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

CHELL, a township in Wolstanton parish, Stafford; 2 miles N of Burslem. Pop., 1,219. Houses, 215. It contains the Wolstanton and Burslem workhouse; and its inhabitants are chiefly colliers and potterers.

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

Rainscliff

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Rainscliff, in Wolstanton. P. 967.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Parish Records

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England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions of St. John the Evangelist, Goldenhill
Author: Carter, Robert Edward; Beck, Gill; Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry. North Staffordshire Branch

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Wolstanton, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Census – 1871 – Indexes ( 1 )
1871 census for North Staffordshire : surname and folio index
Author: Ackley, Margaret; Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Church history ( 1 )
The centenary of Primitive Methodism
Author: Birchenough, Albert A.

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Church records ( 13 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Newchapel, 1726-1856
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Newchapel (Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Wolstanton, 1662-1881
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wolstanton (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton, church records

Parish register printouts of Newchapel, Stafford, England; chrs., 1726-1809
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department; Church of England. Chapelry of Newchapel (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Chesterton, 1846-1907
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Chesterton (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Christ Church, Tunstall (near Stoke-upon-Trent), 1832-1900
Author: Church of England. Christ Church (Tunstall near Stoke-upon-Trent)

Parish registers for Goldenhill, 1841-1909
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldenhill (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Newchapel, 1741-1876
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Newchapel (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Silverdale, 1853-1912
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Silverdale (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for St. Mary’s Church, Tunstall (near Stoke-upon-Trent), 1881-1900
Author: Church of England. St. Mary’s Church (Tunstall near Stoke-upon-Trent)

Parish registers for Wolstanton, 1628-1909
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wolstanton (Staffordshire)

Wolstanton parish register
Author: Adams, Percy W. L. (Percy Walter Lewis), b. 1875; Church of England. Parish Church of Wolstanton (Staffordshire)

Wolstanton parish register
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wolstanton (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Church records – Indexes ( 3 )
Parish printout of Wolstanton parish, Staffordshire, England, christenings 1624-1876, marriages, 1624-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wolstanton (Staffordshire)

Parish register printouts of Tunstall (by Stoke upon Trent), Stafford, England, christenings, 1832-1868
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Tunstall (near Stoke-upon-Trent), Stafford, England (Primitive Methodist Church) ; christenings, 1819-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Directories ( 1 )
Directory Wolstanton and Newcastle
Author: Staffordshire County Council. Education Department

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Schools ( 1 )
England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton and Cross Heath, school records, 1912-1915
Author: Staffordshire County Record Office

England, Staffordshire, Wolstanton – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments, Tunstall Court, Walton Eccleshall, Wedgwood, Whitmore, Winnington, Wolstanton and Wootton : Staffordshire, England, 1781-1832
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Staffordshire)

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Wolstanton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Newcastle under Lyme
  • Poor Law Union: Wolstanton and Burslem
  • Hundred: North Pirehill
  • Province: Canterbury

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