Forsbrook

FORSBROOK, a township, in the parish of Dilhorne, union of Cheadle, N. division of the hundred of Totmonslow and of the county of Stafford, 2¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Cheadle; containing 843 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Cheadle to Stone and Newcastle, and has a large village, with some neat houses occupied by farmers and tradesmen. Many of the inhabitants are fish-hawkers, who supply the Potteries and neighbouring towns and villages. A school is endowed with land producing £22 per annum.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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