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Broughton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1718 from a chapelry in Shrewsbury St Mary Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Yorton.
Parish church: St. Mary
Parish registers begin: 1705
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist
Parishes adjacent to Broughton
A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833
Broughton, co. Salop.
P.T. Shrewsbury (153) 8 m. N. Pop.177.
A parish in the liberty of the town of Shrewsbury; living, a curacy in the archdeaconry of Salop and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, of the certified value of 4l.; ann. val. P. R. 46l.; patron (1829) R. Lister, Esq.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.
Broughton Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824
Broughton. A parish in the liberties of Shrewsbury, a chapelry in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 31 houses, 177 inhabitants. 3 miles south of Wem.
Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824.
Broughton Parish Registers 1705-1812
Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. 1 (1900)
Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society
General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore; 1907- W.G.D. Fletcher
Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society
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- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Wem
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Lichfield
- Rural Deanery: Wem
- Poor Law Union: Wem
- Hundred: Albrighton Division
- Province: Canterbury