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Grindon, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Grindon, a village and a parish in Staffordshire. The village lies between the rivers Manifold and Hamps, 8 miles SE of Leek. The parish includes also the hamlets of Deep-dale, Ford, Hillsdale, and Martinslow, and its post town is Leek. Acreage, 3274; population, 350. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £258 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church was rebuilt in 1848, and has a tower with an octagonal spire; in the churchyard are two stone coffins and a stone font, discovered under the old church. A fair is held on the Tuesday on or next to 1 Nov.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishGrindon All Saints 
HundredTotmonslow 

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 Grindon


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 Grindon from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Grindon 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

Deepdale
Ford
Hillsdale
Martinslow
DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
CountyStaffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtST13
Post TownLeek