English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Cheshire


The parish of Brereton contained one township, Brereton cum Smethwick, and was originally part of Astbury parish 285infra , from which it was separated t. R1, v. Orm2 i400, iii 81, 92. It is not noted in Tax. The modern c.p. of Brereton includes Davenport 301infra .

Major Settlements