Extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England, 1831.
Transcribed by Mel Lockie, © Copyright 2010
Lewis Topographical Dictionaries

PENKHUL, a township, joint with Boothen, in the parish of STOKE-upon-TRENT, northern division of the hundred of PIKEHILL, county of STAFFORD, 1 mile (S.E. by E.) from Newcastle under Lyne, containing, with Boothen, 4915 inhabitants. It is in the honour of Tutbury, duchy of Lancaster, and within the jurisdiction of a court of pleas held at Tutbury every third Tuesday, for the recovery of debts under 40s.

BOOTHEN, a township, joint with Penkhul, in the parish of STOKE upon TRENT, northern division of the hundred of PIREHILL, county of STAFFORD. The population is returned with Penkhul.

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