Hordley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hordley and Bagley and Bagley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1686

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Hordley

  • Ellesmere
  • Whittington
  • Baschurch
  • Ruyton of the Eleven Towns
  • West Felton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HORDLEY, a parish, comprising the townships of Hordley and Bagley, in Ellesmere district, Salop; on the Ellesmere canal, near the river Perry, 3 miles SSW of Ellesmere town and r. station. Post town, Ellesmere, under Shrewsbury. Acres, 2,479. Rated property, £10,283. Pop., 291. Houses, 51. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Mrs. Sulton of Hardwick Hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £372. Patron, J. R. Kenyon, Esq. The church is ancient, was much out of repair in 1866; and contains monuments of the Kynastons. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a national school.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Hordley. A parish in the Ellesmere division of the hundred of Pimhill, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 53 houses, 308 inhabitants. 3 miles south-west of Ellesmere.

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

Bagley

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Bagley. A township in the parish of Hordley, and in the Ellesmere division of the hundred of Pimhill. 4 ½ miles south of Ellesmere.

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

Parish Registers

Hordley Parish Registers 1686-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. VI1 (1909)

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

Hordley Parish Registers 1686-1812 – Archive.org

Administration

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