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Many published sources of information were used in the research for this site, I have done my best to list them all here.

The books still in print and available to buy will link to Amazon.


Around Cheadle
By W. George Short
Publisher Nonsuch Publishing Limited (2005)


Cheadle: The Second Selection
By W. George Short
Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited (1999)

History of Cheadle Staffordshire and Neighbouring Places
By Robert Plant
Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions


Victorian Cheadle 1841 to 1881
Edited by F. J. Johnson
Publisher: Cheadle Post and Times (1991)


Edwardian and Great War Cheadle 1905 to 1918
Edited by F. J. Johnson
Publisher: Cheadle and Tean Times (1997)


Cheadle in Old Postcards
By W. George Short
Publisher: European Library – Zaltbommel/Netherlands (1987)




John Alcock’s 1888 Diary
British Newspaper Archive

Old Maps Online

Historical Cheadle  (Staffordshire) [Facebook Page]

Cheadle's Blast from the Past [Facebook Group]

WhatPub! [CAMRA Site]



Cheadle Herald and General Advertiser
Cheadle and Tean Times
The Evening Sentinel
Cheadle Post and Times


Historical Trade Directories


The Universal British Directory 1791
Parson and Bradshaw – Staffordshire Directory 1818
Pigot & Co.’s National Directory 1828-29
White’s Directory of Staffordshire 1834
Pigot’s Directory of Staffordshire 1842
Post Office Directory of Birmingham with Staffordshire & Worcestershire 1849
Slater’s Directory 1850
White’s Directory of Staffordshire 1851
Directory and Gazetteer of Staffordshire with Dudley, Harrison & Harrod 1861
Kelly’s Post Office Directory of Staffordshire 1860, 1868 & 1872

Kelly’s Directories of Staffordshire:
1880, 1884, 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1912, 1921, 1924, 1932 & 1940


Cheadle’s Public Houses of Yesteryear (Calendar 1995)
CAMRA Potteries Branch Newsletter (Various Issues)


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