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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.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Davenport area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Davenport has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Davenport (Astbury) to another place.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ801654 (Lat/Lon: 53.185304, -2.299265), Davenport which are provided by:

Politics and Government

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

Voting Registers

  • Knutsford (1936-74)