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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.


Online maps of Brown Edge are available from a number of sites:

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