Cleobury North Shropshire Family History Guide

Photo of SS Peter & Paul, Cleobury North
Photo of SS Peter & Paul, Cleobury North by Geoff Pick, some rights reserved.

Cleobury North is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places included in the parish: Bold and Calcot

Parish registers begin: 1680

Parishes adjacent to Cleobury North

  • Diddlebury
  • Neenton
  • Ditton Priors
  • Burwarton
  • Aston Botterell

Historical Descriptions

Cleobury North

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLEOBURY (North), a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; on the River Rea, under the Clee Hills, 8 miles SW of Bridgnorth town and r. station. Post town, Burwarton, under Bridgnorth. Acres, 1, 560. Real property, £2, 268. Pop., 168. Houses, 31. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £180. Patron, the Rev. J. B. Webb. The church is tolerable.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cleobury North. A parish in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 32 houses, 173 inhabitants. 8 miles south-west of Bridgnorth.

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

Bold and Calcot

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Bold and Calcot. A township in the parish of Cleobury North, and in the Chelmarsh division of the hundred of Stottesden. 7 miles south-west of Bridgnorth.

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

Directories

Cleobury North Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Clebury Universal Directory 1791

Poll Books

Cleobury North, Poll Book 1865

The Shropshire Hearth Tax Roll 1672

Family History Links

FamilySearch

Birth, Marriage, & Death

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Marriages, 1538–1973

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Census

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911

Military

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

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
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