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Whiston, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Whiston, a village and a township in Kingsley parish, Staffordshire, 1 mile E of Froghall station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 4 miles ME of Cheadle. Post town, Cheadle, under Stoke-upon-Trent. The township includes also the hamlet of Whiston Eaves. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan 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 parishKingsley 
Poor Law unionCheadle 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Whiston from the following:


Online maps of Whiston are available from a number of sites:

DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST10
Post TownStoke-On-Trent