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Kynnersley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Alternative names: Kinnersley

Parish church: St. Chad

Parish registers begin: 1691

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Kynnersley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KINNERSLEY, a parish in Wellington district, Salop; adjacent to the Shrewsbury and Newport canal, 4 miles NNE of Wellington r. station. It has a post office, under Wellington, Salop. Acres, 1,789. Real property, £2,739. Pop., 208. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. There is an ancient British camp, called the Wall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £442. Patron, the Duke of Sutherland. The church is ancient and good.

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

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Kinnersley. A parish in the Newport division of the hundred of Bradford, South, a rectory in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Newport, and archdeaconry of Salop. 48 houses, 253 inhabitants. 4 miles north-east by north of Wellington.

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

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Kinnersley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


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