"Checkley Church, St Mary & All Saints, is a large and ancient edifice, with a lofty tower and six bells. In the chancel is an altar tomb, with recumbent effigies of Godfrey Foljambe and his lady.
The rectory is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. William Hutchinson, MA.
Tean district church is a plain stone building, in the early English style, dedicated to Christ, and built in 1843.
Tean has three small chapels, belonging to the Independents (built 1822), the Wesleyans (built 1843) and the Primitive Methodists. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Fole (built 1850) and a Independent chapel at Deadman's Green (built 1821)."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851)