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Brown Edge, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Brown-Edge, an ecclesiastical parish in Norton-in-the-Moors parish, Staffordshire, 3 miles N of Burslem. It was constituted in 1844, and has a post office under Stoke-upon-Trent; money order office, Norton; telegraph office, Milton. Population, 1052. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £204 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Lichfield. The church was built in 1845. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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

Church Records

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

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:

DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtST6
Post TownStoke-On-Trent