Cressage, Shropshire Family History Guide

Cressage is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1844 from chapelry in Cound Ancient Parish.

Parish church: Christ Church

Parish registers begin: 1722

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cressage

  • Harley
  • Cound
  • Wroxeter
  • Leighton
  • Much Wenlock
  • Eaton Constantine
  • Kenley
  • Sheinton

Historical Descriptions

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cressage. A township in the parish of Cound, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover, chapel to Cound, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. It is holden in the presentation to Cound, but with most parochial rights. 8 ½ miles south-east of Shrewsbury

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


Cressage Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875

Parish Registers

Cressage Parish Registers 1605-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. II (1901)

Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society

General editor; W. P. W. Phillimore

Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society

Cressage Parish Registers 1605-1812 –


  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Atcham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Condover
  • Poor Law Union: Atcham
  • Hundred: Condover
  • Province: Canterbury

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