Chesterton,_Staffordshire

Chesterton, Staffordshire

Chesterton is a small, former mining village, located in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. It sits near the market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Chesterton is the second largest individual ward in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, of which Kidsgrove is the largest. In the 2001 census, Chesterton's population stood at 7,111.

History

Chesterton was a parish in the Wolstanton Rural District from 1894 to 1904, then part of the Wolstanton United Urban District until 1932, when it was added to the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Education

It has a small secondary school, Chesterton Community Sports College, that has just under 500 pupils, and four primary schools, Churchfields Primary, Chesterton Primary, Crackley Bank Primary and St.Chads Primary.

Religion

Chesterton is home to six churches, Chesterton Holy Trinity Church, Elim Pentecostal Church, St Johns The Evangelist Church, Holy Trinity C of E Church, Chesterton URC and St Chads Church.

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