is a small, former mining village
, located in the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme
. 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.
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.
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
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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