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Stanton Long is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Weston, Stanton, Oxenbold, and Brockton.

Alternative names: Long Stanton

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1568
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1638

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Historical Descriptions

Stanton Long

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANTON (Long), a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; 6½ miles SSW of MuchWenlock r. station. It has a post-office under Wellington, Salop. Acres, 1,837. Real property, £2,530. Pop., 234. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £134. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of H. The church is ancient but good. There is a parochial school.

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

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Longstanton or Stanton Long. A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow, a vicarage discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Wenlock, and archdeaconry of Salop. 49 houses, 261 inhabitants. 8 miles south-east of Church Stretton.

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

Brockton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Brockton. A township in the parish of Long Stanton, and in the franchise of Wenlock.

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

 

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