Upton Cressett, Shropshire Family History Guide



Upton Cressett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1813

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Upton Cressett

  • Monkhopton
  • Chetton
  • Ditton Priors
  • Aston Eyre
  • Morville

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

UPTON-CRESSETT, a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; 4¼ miles W by S of Bridgnorth r. station. Post town, Bridgnorth. Acres, 1,603. Rated property, £531. Pop., 72. Houses, 10. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £191. Patron, the Rev. H. T. Pelham.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Poll Book

Poll Book 1865, Upton Cressett

Administration

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