Audley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Staffordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Bignall End, Eardley End, Park End, Knowl End, Knowl End with Shaley Brook, and Halmer End.

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1674

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Audley

Parish History

Audley

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

AUDLEY, a township, a parish, and a subdistrict in the district of Newcastle-under-Lyne, Stafford. The township lies 3 miles W of Harecastle tunnel on the Grand Trunk canal, 3 S of Alsager r. station, and 5¼ NW by N of Newcastle-under-Lyne. It has a post office under Newcastle-under-Lyne; and it gives the title of Baron to the family of Touchet. Real property, £4,189. Pop., 1,556. Houses, 317. The parish includes also the liberty of Halmer-End, and the townships off Talk-o’ th’-Hill, Eardley-End, Knowl-End, Bignall-End, and Park-End. Acres, 8,530. Real property, £30,383, of which £11,431 are in mines. Pop., 6,494. Houses, 1,330. The property is much subdivided Heleigh Castle, now a ruin, was the seat of the Audleys. Coal and ironstone are worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £520. Patron, the Rev. E. Gilbert. The church was restored in. 1846 and 1856, and has some fine features. The vicarage of Talk o’-th’-Hill is a separate charge. There are Methodist chapels. Vernon’s grammar school has an endowed income of £115, and other charities have £35.-The-subdistrict comprises two parishes and part of a third. Acres, 11,171. Pop., 7,625. Houses, 1,566.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Eardley End

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Eardley-End, a township, in the parish of Audley, union of Newcastle-under-Lyme, N. division of the hundred of Pirehill and the county of Stafford, 5 miles (N.W.) from Newcastle; containing 146 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Shaley Brook

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Shaley-Brook, a hamlet in Audley parish, Stafford; 4 ¼ miles NW of Newcastle-under-Lyne.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Directories

Audley History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Staffordshire William White 1834

Parish Records

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England, Staffordshire, Halmer-End

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions : at the Church of Saint James the Great, Audley, Staffordshire
Author: Audley & District Family History Society

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Audley, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Church records ( 8 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Audley, 1674-1857
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Audley (Staffordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Talk-O’-The-Hill, 1786-1791
Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Talk-‘O-The-Hill (Staffordshire)

England, Staffordshire, Audley, parish registers : St. James the Great, 1867-1901
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Audley (Staffordshire); Staffordshire County Record Office

Parish registers for Audley, 1538-1830
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Audley (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Audley, 1538-1830
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Audley (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Audley, 1754-1867
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Audley (Staffordshire)

Parish registers for Chesterton, 1846-1907
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Chesterton (Staffordshire)

Registers of the parish Church of St. James the Great, Audley, North Staffs : baptisms, marriages, burials, 1538-1712
Author: Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Church records – Indexes ( 4 )
Parish register printouts of Audley, Stafford, England (Saint James) ; christenings, 1674-1751
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Audley, Stafford, England (Saint James) ; christenings, 1752-1809
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Audley, Stafford, England (Saint James) ; christenings, 1809-1857
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Audley, Stafford, England (Saint James) ; marriages, 1676-1769
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Genealogy – Periodicals ( 1 )
Audley historian : the journal of the Audley & District Family History Society
Author: Audley & District Family History Society

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Newspapers – Indexes ( 1 )
Index to the Staffordshire Advertiser 1840-1919 : for the parish of Audley and the surrounding villages of Alsager, Barthomley, Betley (from 1850), Butt Lane, Chesterton, Knutton, Leycett, Silverdale and Talke
Author: Bailey, Ian

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Probate records ( 1 )
Audley parish probate documents 1650-1700
Author: Audley & District Family History Society

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Social life and customs – Periodicals ( 1 )
Audley historian : the journal of the Audley & District Family History Society
Author: Audley & District Family History Society

England, Staffordshire, Audley – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments, Fenton Vivian, Flashbrook, Hales, Halmer End, Hanchurch and Hanley, Staffordshire, England, 1781-1831
Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Staffordshire)

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Administration

  • County: Staffordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Newcastle under Lyme
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Newcastle under Lyme
  • Poor Law Union: Newcastle under Lyme
  • Hundred: North Pirehill
  • Province: Canterbury

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