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Staffordshire Place Guide - Leek and Lowe

Leek and Lowe

All of the links in the table below enable you to view Collection catalogues in our online catalogue Gateway to the Past. Where there is no link this is either because we hold the collection but the catalogue is not yet online, or because the collection is held by another Archive Service, or is still in the hands of the organisation itself.

OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheets 8NW, 8SW
OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet SJ95NE
OS National Grid reference   SJ985565
Church of England   
Ancient Parish Leek, St Edward the Confessor
Modern Parishes Leek, All Saints (Compton) (from 1889); Leek, St John mission room; Leek, St Luke (from 1845); Leek, St Paul (from 1968)
Local Government   
Civil Parishes Leek (1894-date); Leek and Lowe [renamed Lowe in 1895] (1866-1934)
Hundred Totmonslow North
Poor Law Union Leek Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
District Council Leek Urban District (part 1894-1934; all 1934-1974) and Leek Rural District (part 1894-1974); Staffordshire Moorlands District (1974-date)
Parliamentary Representation   
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1974) Northern Staffordshire (1832-1867); North Staffordshire (1867-1885); Leek (1885-1974)
Nonconformist Churches   
Congregational, Presbyterian and United Reformed Churches  Derby Street Congregational Church, later Trinity United Reformed Church
Methodist churches  Ball Haye Green Wesleyan Methodist Chapel; Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel; Brunswick Wesleyan Methodist Chapel; Fountain Street Primitive Methodist Chapel; Mill Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel; Mount Pleasant Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Leek; Newstone Wesleyan Methodist Chapel; West Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel;
Society of Friends (Quakers)  Leek Monthly and Preparative Meeting; Stafford, later Staffordshire or Stafford and Leek, Monthly Meeting
Other Leek Pentecostal Church
Estate Records   
Minor estates Davenport, Brindley and Brough families
Other organizations   
Businesses Businesses in Leek; Professional firms in Leek
Charities Charities in Leek
Societies and Clunbs in Leek Societies and clubs in Leek

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