Fitz, Shropshire Family History Guide

Fitz is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places included in the parish: Grafton, Mytton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Fitz

  • Montford
  • Shrewsbury St Mary
  • Little Ness
  • Baschurch
  • Preston Gobalds
  • Shrewsbury St Chad
  • Bicton

Historical Descriptions

Fitz

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FITZ, a parish in Atcham district, Salop; on the rivers Perry and Severn, and on the Shrewsbury and Oswestry railway, 4 miles NW of Shrewsbury. Post town, Bicton Heath, under Shrewsbury. Acres, 1,512. Real property, £3,077. Pop., 323. Houses, 53. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £272. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Fitz. A parish in the Baschurch division of the hundred of Pimhill, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 5 miles north-west of Shrewsbury.

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

Grafton

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Grafton, a hamlet in Fitz parish, Salop; on the river Perry, 5 ½ miles NW of Shrewsbury.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Grafton. A township in the parish of Fitz, and in the Baschurch division of the hundred of Pimhill. 5 ½ miles north-west of Shrewsbury.

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

Fitz Parish Registers 1559-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. IV (1903)

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

Fitz Parish Registers 1559-1812 – Archive.org

Directories

Fitz Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Administration

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