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Golden Hill, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Golden Hill, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Staffordshire, adjacent to Cheshire, 1¼ mile N of Tunstall, and 2½ miles NW of Burslem, with a station on the North Staffordshire railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Stoke-upon-Trent. The parish was constituted in 1844, and includes the township of Oldcott and part of that of Ranscliffe. Population, 3860. There are collieries, iron-works, and chemical works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross yearly value, £312. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is a brick edifice in the Norman style. There are Roman Catholic, Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Baptist chapels.

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 parishWolstanton 
Poor Law unionWolstanton and Burslem 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Golden Hill 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 Golden Hill 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: