Bucknall, Staffordshire

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Bucknall
St Mary's Church, Bucknall 1.jpg
St Mary's Church, Bucknall
Bucknall is located in Staffordshire
Bucknall
Bucknall
Bucknall shown within Staffordshire
OS grid referenceSJ905475
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTOKE-ON-TRENT
Postcode districtST2
Dialling code01782
PoliceStaffordshire
FireStaffordshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire
53°01′30″N 2°08′34″W / 53.0249°N 2.1429°W / 53.0249; -2.1429Coordinates: 53°01′30″N 2°08′34″W / 53.0249°N 2.1429°W / 53.0249; -2.1429

Bucknall is a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent in the county of Staffordshire.

It was recorded in the Domesday Book as having a taxable value of 0.3 geld and consisting of three ploughlands.[1]

Mitchell High School was a comprehensive school located in Bucknall that educated pupils of ages 11–16.[2] The school was merged with Edensor High School in Longton in 2011 to form Discovery Academy, with the new school relocating to a new site in Bentilee in 2013.

Ash Hall Golf Club (now defunct) first appeared in the mid 1920s. It continued until WW2.[3]

Notable people[edit]

  • Hugh Bourne (1772–1852) joint founder of Primitive Methodism, the largest offshoot of Wesleyan Methodism was born at Ford Hayes Farm, Ford Hayes Lane, Bucknall
  • Arthur Prince (1902–1980) an English footballer who played 102 games in the Football League
  • Tommy Cheadle (1919–1993) an English footballer, played 333 games for Port Vale
  • Stan Turner (1926–1991) an English footballer, made 246 appearances for Port Vale
  • Garth Crooks OBE (born 1958) an English former professional footballer. He currently works for BBC Sport as the lead pundit on Final Score on BBC One on Saturday afternoons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Place: Bucknall". domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 25 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Mitchell High School", BBC News, 11 January 2007
  3. ^ "Ash Hall Golf Club", "Golf’s Missing Links".