Heaton  Staffordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Heaton like this:

HEATON, a township in Leek parish, Stafford; on the river Dane, at the boundary with Cheshire, 4¼ miles NW of Leek. Real property, £3,142. Pop., 396. Houses, 79. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in spinning cotton and forming grindstones.

Heaton through time

Heaton is now part of Staffordshire Moorlands district. Click here for graphs and data of how Staffordshire Moorlands has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Heaton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Heaton in Staffordshire Moorlands | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th November 2019

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