Brown Edge is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1844 from Norton le Moors Ecclesiastical Parish.

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Parish registers begin: 1845

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Brown Edge

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROWN-EDGE, a chapelry in Norton-in-the-Moors parish, Stafford; near the Manchester and Birmingham railway, 3 miles N of Burslem. It was constituted in 1844. Post Town, Norton-in-the-Moors, under Stoke-upon-Trent. Rated property, £1,300. Pop., 670. Houses, 131. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £155. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church is good.

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

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

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