A History of Brown Edge, a Staffordshire Moorlands Village

Staffordshire good neighbour scheme.

Good Neighbour Schemes. The Community Council, with the support of Staffordshire County Council, has been involved over the past 12 months in a project seeking to address the issue of isolation and loneliness, often experienced by elderly, disabled or vulnerable people. This is a pilot project helping 6 local communities scattered around the county to […]

Nixons of Brown Edge and beyond

The Nixon Family During my exploration of Brown Edge families and how we all seem to be related, I came across an interesting article about one of the Quaker founders of America who are directly related to the Nixons of Brown Edge. This discovery came about when I was tracing the Nixon family. Most of […]

Sandy Lane Closed

  Notices have been posted at Bank End and the bottom of Hough Hill advising that Sandy Lane will be closed on 3rd January for work by Virgin Media.

Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford Now most of you might have heard about Thomas Telford who was famous for many fantastic Civil Engineering feats but you might not be aware of his connection to Norton Green and also the significant engineering work he undertook here in Brown Edge. Telford was born in Westerkirk, Scotland on August 9, 1757. […]

News – What’s New

Below is an archive of news that has slipped off the front page. [archivist category=”news”]

Rev Sturdee

The Reverend Sturdee Rev Edwin John Sturdee was Vicar of this parish for only a few years at the turn of the 19th century.  It is now clear that he was a very learned and travelled man even spending time in Australia. In undertaking some research  it became apparent that he was slightly disappointed in being […]