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Forsbrook, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Forsbrook, a township in Dilhorne parish, and an ecclesiastical parish in Dilhorne and Stone parishes, Staffordshire. The township lies near Blyth Bridge station on the North Staffordshire railway, 3 miles WSW of Cheadle. The township includes the hamlet of Blyth Marsh. Post town and money order office, Blyth Bridge, under Stoke-upon-Trent; telegraph office, at the railway station. The ecclesiastical parish comprises nearly all the township, includes only a small part of Stone parish, and was constituted in 1849. Population, 1228. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, —£266 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is modern. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishDilhorne 
Poor Law unionCheadle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Forsbrook from the following:


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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Blyth Marsh or Blithe Marsh
DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST11
Post TownStoke-On-Trent