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Staffordshire Place Guide - Leek

Leek (Ancient Parish)

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
Ancient Chapelries Cheddleton, St Edward the Confessor; Endon, St Luke; Horton, St Michael and All Angels; Ipstones, St Leonard; Onecote, St Luke; Rushton Spencer, St Lawrence
Modern Parishes Bradnop; Leek, All Saints (Compton) (from 1889); Leek, St John mission room; Leek, St Luke (from 1845); Leek, St Paul (from 1968); Longsdon, St Chad (from 1905); Meerbrook, St Matthew (from 1724)
Local Government   
Civil Parishes Bradnop and Cawdry (1866-date); Cheddleton (to date); Consall (1866-date); Endon, Longsdon and Stanley (1866-1894); Endon and Stanley (1894-date); Heaton (1866-date); Horton (to date); Ipstones (to date); Leek (1894-date); Leek and Lowe [renamed Lowe in 1895] (1866-1934); Leekfrith (1866-date); Longsdon (1894-date); Onecote (1866-date); Rudyard (1866-1934); Rushton James (1866-1934); Rushton Spencer (1866-1934); Rushton (1934-date); Tittesworth (1866-date)
Hundred Totmonslow North
Poor Law Union (a) Chapelries of Cheddleton and Ipstones : Cheadle Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
Poor Law Union (b) Remainder of parish : Leek Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
District Council (a) Chapelries of Cheddleton and Ipstones : Cheadle Rural District (1894-1974); Staffordshire Moorlands District (1974-date)
District Council (b) Remainder of parish : Leek Urban District (part) and Leek Rural District (part) (1894-1974); Staffordshire Moorlands District (1974-date)
Parliamentary Representation   
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1974) (a) Chapelries of Cheddleton and Ipstones : Northern Staffordshire (1832-1867); North Staffordshire (1867-1885); Leek (1885-1918) Stone (1918-1948); Leek (1948-1974)
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1974) (b) Remainder of parish : Northern Staffordshire (1832-1867); North Staffordshire (1867-1885); Leek (1885-1974)
Note 1 For further information about the chapelries or townships of Bradnop and Cawdry; *Cheddleton; Consall; *Endon, Longsdon and Stanley; *Horton; *Ipstones; Leek and Lowe; Leekfrith; *Onecote; Rudyard; Rushton James; *Rushton Spencer; Tittesworth please see their respective entries in this gazetteer.  Chapelries have asterisks by their names.

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