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Bradley or Bradeley, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Bradley or Bradeley, a parish in Staffordshire, 2½ miles. SSE of Haughton station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 SW of Stafford. It includes the hamlets of Billington, Woolaston, Shredicote, Littywood, Reule, Longnor, Allymoor Green, and part of Apeton and Alstone. It has a post office under Stafford, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 4948 (including 30 of water); population of the civil parish, 429; of the ecclesiastical, 474. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £165 with residence. Patron, Lord Stafford. The church is Early English and Decorated, and has an embattled tower with pinnacles. There are also a Primitive Methodist chapel and an endowed grammar school.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBradley-Juxta-Stafford All Saints 
Poor Law unionStafford 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Bradley or Bradeley

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bradley or Bradeley from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online: