"Onecote is a scattered village, township, and chapelry (to Leek & Lowe parish), containing 438 souls and about 5000 acres, in the manor of Bradnop, five miles E by S of Leek, adjoining the Mixon copper mine, which has not been worked during the last 30 years."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]
"The chapel (St Luke) is a small stone edifice, which was built in 1751.
The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the vicar of Leek, and incumbency of the Rev. Jeremiah Barnes, MA, of Leek.
Here is a Primitive Methodist Chapel, built in 1822"
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851)
The church of St Luke, Onecote, was a chapelry of Leek & Lowe parish, details of which can be found on the Leek and Lowe parish page
Church of England Registers
The register of St Luke, Onecote, commences in 1755. The original registers for the period 1755-1883 (Bapts), 1863-1982 (Mar) & 1755-1955 (Bur) are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
Bishops Transcripts, 1782-1835 (Bapts & Bur) are deposited at Lichfield Record Office
A transcription of the section on Onecote from A Topographical History of Staffordshire by William Pitt (1817
The transcription of the section for Onecote from the Topographical Dictionary of England (1859)
The transcription of the section for Onecote from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
The transcription of the section for Onecote from the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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