Brereton Staffordshire Family History Guide



Brereton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1838 from Rugeley Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1843

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Brereton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRERETON, a chapelry in Rugeley parish, Stafford; adjacent to the Trent Valley railway, 1 mile SE of Rugeley. It was constituted in 1843; and it has a post office under Rugeley. Pop., 1,359. Houses, 281. Coal is worked. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £164. Patron, the Vicar of Rugeley. The church is in the early English style, and has a fine spire. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

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Administration

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