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Audley, Staffordshire

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Audley, Staffordshire

Audley is a rural village approximately four miles north west of the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, England. It is the centre of Audley Rural parish. The first mention of Audley is in the Domesday Book of 1086, when it was called Aldidelege, when the lands were held by a Saxon called Gamel. At this time, the area was very sparsely populated, and because of its distance from the major towns of Stafford and Chester there was little outside contact.
DistrictNewcastle-under-Lyme
Post townSTOKE-ON-TRENT
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ7950
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782
Population5,770
 

Other names by which Audley, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Audeley ~ Aldidelege

Audley, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Audley, par. and township with ry. sta., N. Staffordsh., 4½ miles NW. of Newcastle-under-Lyme -- par., 8727 ac. (16 water), pop. 11,505; township, pop. 11,215; P.O., T.O.

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