In 1826 the foundations were laid for the present Church, to be finally consecrated in 1830.Saxon Preaching Cross: (visit link) The remaining shaft is the oldest man made structure in Stoke-on-Trent dating from 750-780 It is ornately decorated with Celtic patterns.
Long Description: The name "Stoke" comes from an Old English word meaning "a place", signifying a holy place.
Most of these are now held by archive services and the ones for North Staffordshire can be consulted at Stoke-on-Trent City Archives.
The General Register Office holds records for all births, deaths and marriages in England and Wales.
There the couples may arrange their unforgettable dating in Gladstone Pottery Museum that familiarizes with the origins of pottery housing many hands-on exhibitions and interesting insights into the local industry.
Observing different showpieces, the sweethearts have an opportunity to be in close proximity to each other, discuss various heart-to-heart themes, share their impressions or just flirt and walk holding hands.