Brereton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1838 from Rugeley Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin: 1843
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Brereton
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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- 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