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Knypersley, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Knypersley, a hamlet in Biddulph parish, Staffordshire, 5 miles W of Leek. It has a chapel of ease to Biddulph parish church.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Civil parishBiddulph 
Poor Law unionCongleton 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church of England

not dedicated

The church, unconsecrated, with school-house; bµilt at a cost of £10,000, by the late John Bateman esq. of Knypersley Hall: it is an edifice in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south transept, and a tower on the north-west containing one bell: a new organ was erected in 1895 at a cost of upwards of £450.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Knypersley from the following:


Online maps of Knypersley are available from a number of sites:

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