"The Parish Church, St Chad, was partly rebuilt of brick about 100 years ago, and contains many neat mural monuments. It has a brick tower, five bells and a clock.
The vicarage is in the patronage of the Lord Chancellor, and incumbency of the Rev Joseph Thompson.
Derrington Church, St Matthew, is a neat structure in the early English style, built in 1847, by the Rev Charles Smith Royds, of Haughton, who is patron of the curacy, now held by the Rev EJ Rathbone.
There is a small Wesleyan Chapel at Little Bridgeford, built in 1850."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]