Endon, Staffordshire Family History Guide



Endon is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Leek Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Endover

Other places in the parish include: Stanley and Longsdon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1731

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Endon

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ENDON, a township and a chapelry in Leek parish, Stafford. The township lies on the river Churnet, and on the Leek railway, 4½ miles SW of Leek; is a conjoint township with Longsdon and Stanley; and has a post office under Stoke-on-Trent, and a r. station. Real property of Endon alone, £1,389; of Longsdon, £3,517; of Stanley, £648. Pop. of the whole, 1,241. Houses, 261. The chapelry is co-extensive with the conjoint township; and is sometimes called Endover. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £110. Patron, the Earl of Macclesfield. The church has a pinnacled tower.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Endon, co. Stafford.

P. T. Leek (154) 4½ m. SW b W. Pop. 445.

A township and chapelry in the parish of Leek and north division of the hundred of Totmonslow; living, a curacy subordinate to the vicarage of Leeke, in the archdeaconry of Stafford and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, not in charge; patron (1829) the Earl of Macclesfield.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Leek
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Leek
  • Poor Law Union: Leek
  • Hundred: North Totmonslow
  • Province: Canterbury