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)


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


John Alcock’s 1888 Diary
British Newspaper Archive


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