"FADDILEY, a township in the parish of ACTON, hundred of NANTWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (W. by N.) from Nantwich, containing 291 inhabitants. A domestic chapel was built at Woodhey by the relict of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, who, in 1703, endowed it with a rent-charge on the manor of Newton, in Staffordshire, of £25 per annum, of which £20 is paid to a minister appointed by the Earl of Dysart, £2 to the clerk, and £3 for repairs. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Faddiley was a township in Acton ancient parish, Nantwich hundred (SJ 5752), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- It includes the hamlets of Larden Green and Woodhey Green.
- The population was 224 in 1801, 314 in 1851, 227 in 1901, 193 in 1951, and 163 in 2001.
- Acton: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Faddiley.
- Woodhey, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Founded in 1809, rebuilt on a new site in 1873, closed in 1980. Registers of Marriages 1899-1977 have been deposited at the Cheshire Archives & Local Studies.
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- Crewe (1937-74)
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- 1883 March 25 — Gained detached parts Nos. 6, 8 and 10 of Baddiley (9 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
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