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  • Brereton is a civil parish created in 1936 by the union of Brereton cum Smethwick and Davenport.
  • It includes the hamlets of Bagmere, Brindley Green, Brownedge, Hazelshawe, Illidge Green, Medhurst Green, Sandlow Green and Smethwick.
  • The population was 556 in 1801, 649 in 1851, 552 in 1901, 613 in 1951, and 1012 in 2001.

For the period before 1936, see Brereton cum Smethwick and Davenport.


Civil Registration

  • Congleton (1936-37)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Sandbach (1936-67)
  • South East Cheshire (1967-74)
  • Congleton (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Congleton Rural District (1936-74)
  • Congleton (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1936-74)