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Biddulph Moor, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Biddulph Moor, an ecclesiastical parish formed in 1864 out of the parishes of Biddulph and Horton, Staffordshire. Population, 1196. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £223 with residence. Christ Church, an edifice in the Norman style, was built in 1863. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists. See BIDDULPH.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1863.


Church of England

Christ Church

Christ Church, opened in the summer of 1863, is a building of stone, in the Norman style, erected at a cost of £1,700, and partially endowed at the expense of James Bateman esq, F.R.S.: it consists of chancel and nave and a turret containing one bell, and affords 300 sittings.


Primitive Methodist Chapel

The Primitive Methodist chapel was erected in 1854, and replaced by a new building in 1904.

Wesleyan Chapel

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


Online maps of Biddulph Moor are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online:

DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST8
Post TownStoke-On-Trent