Burwarton, Shropshire Family History Guide

Burwarton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1575

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Burwarton

Historical Descriptions

Burwarton Shropshire The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Burwarton, a parish in the hund. of Stottesden, union of Bridgnorth, county of Salop; 10½ miles north-east of Ludlow; a streamlet of the river Rea passes through it. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford; rated at £4 6s. 8d., and in the parliamentary returns at £118; gross income £129. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. J. Churton. Pop., in 1801, 107; in 1831, 112. Houses 22. Acres 1,170. A. P. £626. Poor rates, in 1837, £50.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851

Burwarton Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Burwarton. A parish in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 22 houses, 123 inhabitants. 9 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

Burwarton Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Poll Books

Burwarton, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865

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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