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Onecote, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Onecote, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Leek parish, Staffordshire. The village stands on the river Hamps, 5½ miles E by S of Leek. It has a post office under Leek; money order and telegraph office, Leek. The township includes the village, and extends into the country. Acreage, 4936; population, 401. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The ecclesiastical parish contains also the township of Bradnop, and was constituted in 1863; population, 851. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £130 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Leek. The church was built in 1755 and enlarged in 1835, is good, and has a tower. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Onecote, and Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels at Bradnop.

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 parishLeek 
Poor Law unionLeek 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Onecote from the following:


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DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST13
Post TownLeek