Draycott in the Moors, Staffordshire
Draycott, Draycot, or Draycott-in-the-Moors, a village and a parish in Staffordshire. The village stands near the river Blythe, half a mile NNE of Creswell station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 2½ miles SW by S of Cheadle, and has a post office under Stoke-upon-Trent; money order office, Blythe Bridge; telegraph office, Cheadle. The parish includes also the villages of Totmonslow and Creswell. Acreage, 3907; population, 367. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £350 with residence. The church is ancient, and contains some old monuments to members of the Draycot family.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Draycot-in-the-Moors St. Margaret|
|Poor Law union||Cheadle|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Draycott in the Moors from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Draycot-in-the-Moors (St. Margaret))
Land and Property
A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online:
- Staffordshire Advertiser
- Tamworth Herald
- Lichfield Mercury
- Staffordshire Sentinel
- Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser
Villages, Hamlets, &cCresswell (Draycott in the Moors)