Burslem St John in 1859
Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis - 1859
The parish was formerly one of the chapelries within the large parish of Stoke, from which it was separated in 1807, and made a distinct parish, comprising about 3000 acres.
The church, dedicated to St. John, is a small brick building, erected in 1717, with an ancient tower of stone.
The living is a rectory not in charge; net income, £455; patrons, the Representatives of the late William Adams, Esq.
[Description(s) from The Topographical Dictionary of England (1859) by Samuel Lewis - Transcribed by Mike Harbach ©2020]