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"MINSHULL-VERNON, a township in that part of the parish of MIDDLEWICH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (S. S. W.) from Middlewich, containing 349 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Minshull Vernon was a township in Middlewich ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 6760), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Bradfield Green, Eardswick, Hoolgrave, Minshull Hill, Walley's Green and Weaver Bank.
  • The population was 357 in 1801, 375 in 1851, 302 in 1901, 267 in 1951, and 224 in 2001.


  • Middlewich: St. Michael & All Angels (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Minshull Vernon.
  • Leighton cum Minshull Vernon: St. Peter (Church of England). The district church for Minshull Vernon from 1840.
  • Bradfield Green, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan).
  • Click for photo of churchBradfield Green, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational). Records of baptisms 1809-24 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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