Golden-Hill

GOLDEN-HILL, a village, in the township of Oldcott, parish of Wolstanton, union of Wolstanton and Burslem, hundred of Pirehill, county of Stafford, 2½ miles (N. N. W.) from Burslem. This place is situated at the northern extremity of the Potteries, on the main road to Manchester and Liverpool; and the population is chiefly employed in the coal and iron mines which abound in the district. A church was consecrated by the Bishop of Lichfield in 1841; it stands on elevated ground, and is built of blue brick, in the Norman style, with a spire: patron of the living, Smith Child, Esq., of Rownall Hall, by whom it is endowed. A national school accommodates 300 children.

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

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