A History of Brown Edge, a Staffordshire Moorlands Village

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My beautiful picture
Village Hall Restoration
Village events
school class photos


warders tower
Old buildings and views
245 TRF
Well Dressing
People And Families


brown edge
Village Views


10 Responses

  1. Does anyone out there have a picture of the Roebuck? I am trying to get one for my brother Jonathan ‘s 50th birthday. He grew up there with John and Pat Connell.

  2. Hello everyone.
    Majority of my mums side of the family were from Brown Edge and Norton-in-the-moors and Milton and Smallthorne areas, they were Pointons, Sherratts, Doxey (various spelling versions), and several other names I cant think of. does anyone know anyone that may be connected ?

  3. George Berrisford I have enjoyed looking at these photod i still class myself as a BROWN EDGER although i left a number of years ago My Mother & Dad kept the Fish & Chip Shop from 1931 untill 1966 the year my Father passed away My sister Joan lived there 79 years she passed away in 2012 i stillhave many friends there Alan Hayes Brian Procter & many more

    1. Hi George, I remember you and Joan well, also your Mum and Dad infact they were still there in the shop when we left for South Wales in 1963, once of my favorite haunts up to the chip shop for 3penith of chips Happy memories, and I like you still class myself as a BROWN EDGER I’m still in touch with David and John Steele. Great site enjoyed the pictures.

      1. Hi Margaret I remember you well did not realise you had moved to South Wales theres no place like Brine edge is there

  4. This is a fantastic website all of my family on my mums side are from brown edge. My grandparents lived there from birth till death 5 years ago. I now live in there family home. Nan was a proud brown edger as am I xx

  5. Hi what a great web site for Brown Edge. My Gran was born in Brown Edge in 1893 and looking at the school pictures one of them could be her do you know what date the school picture’s where taken. My Gt Gt Granddad Robert Lowe was born 1824 at Hough Hill and his son my Gt granddad James Lowe was born at Hough Hill in 1868 and his daughter my Gran Mary Ellen Lowe was born in Broad Lane Brown Edge in 1893. Hope to hear from you soon. Annette

    1. Hi Annette
      I was hoping to do an article about the Lowes of Hill Top at some point this winter. Any information you have about them I would be grateful to receive.

      1. Peter, is this website still active?

        Do you have a photo of the Roebuck.?I am trying to get a picture of it for the 50th birthday of Jonathan Connell, my brother. He grew up there with John and Pat Connell. I remember playing on the dominoes team and also darts when I was home from University.

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