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Newchapel, Staffordshire

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Newchapel, Staffordshire

Newchapel is a hamlet in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, close to Kidsgrove in Staffordshire, England. Newchapel was originally named Thursfield. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Turvoldesfeld. After the Reformation in the 17th century the land reverted to private ownership, the new owner built a stone Chapel and the village was renamed Newchapel. From 1894 to 1904 Newchapel formed part of Wolstanton Rural District.
DistrictNewcastle-under-Lyme
Post townSTOKE-ON-TRENT
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8654
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782
 

Other names by which Newchapel, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Thursfield

Newchapel, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Newchapel.-- eccl. dist., Wolstanton par., Staffordshire, 3 miles N. of Burslem, pop. 5606; P.O.

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