"The church (St Matthew) is an old brick edifice, with an old wooden tower. The nave was rebuilt and repewed with oak about 25 years ago. As stated, it was a chapelry until 1845. The newly constituted rectory is in the patronage of HJ Pye, Esq and incumbency of the Rev RR Bloxham, MA."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851)
St Matthew, Harlaston, was a chapelry of Clifton Campville parish, details of which can be found on the Clifton Campville parish page