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"BRINDLEY, a township in the parish of ACTON, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (W. N. W.) from Nantwich, containing 167 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Brindley was a township in Acton ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 5854), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Brindley Lea, Radmore Green (part) and Ryders Bank.
  • The population was 148 in 1801, 186 in 1851, 127 in 1901, 123 in 1951, and 134 in 2001.


  • Acton: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Brindley.
  • Brindley, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1873.

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Civil Registration

  • Nantwich (1837-1937)
  • Crewe (1937-74)
  • Congleton & Crewe (1974-88)
  • South Cheshire (1988-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Nantwich (1828-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-92)
  • South Cheshire (1992+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1883 March 25 — Gained detached part No. 5 of Baddiley (7 acres, pop. 0 in 1891), and lost detached parts Nos.1 and 2 to Baddiley (296 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1888 March 24 — Gained detached parts Nos. 1 and 2 of Baddiley (144 acres, pop. 2 in 1891, including a cottage in Long Acre)

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Politics and Government

  • Nantwich Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Nantwich Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Crewe & Nantwich (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Crewe (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)