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Bradley in the Moors, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Bradley-in-the-Moors, a parish in Staffordshire, 1 mile WSW of Alton station on the North Staffordshire railway, and 3 miles ESE of Cheadle. Post town, Alton (Staffordshire). Acreage, 677; population, 65. The Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot is lord of the manor. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £64. Patron, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The church, rebuilt in 1750, is small.

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-in-the-Moors All Saints 
Poor Law unionCheadle 

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 in the Moors

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 in the Moors from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Bradley in the Moors 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 districtST10
Post TownStoke-On-Trent