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Chebsey, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Chebsey, a village, a township, and a parish in Staffordshire. The village lies on the river Sow, 1½ mile S of Norton Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R. and North Staffordshire railway, and 2 miles E of Eccleshall. It has a post office under Eccleshall; money order and telegraph office, Eccleshall. The parish contains also the township of Cold Norton. Acreage, 4172; population of Chebsey, 462; with Cold Norton, 536. The manor belonged to the Hastings family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £317 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishChebsey All Saints 
Poor Law unionStone 

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Chebsey

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chebsey from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Chebsey 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:

Villages, Hamlets, &c

Cold Norton
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST21
Post TownStafford