Chetwynd, Shropshire Family History Guide

Chetwynd is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chetwynd Aston, Howle, Sambrook, and Pickstock.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1585

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Chetwynd

  • Cheswardine
  • Child’s Ercall
  • Hinstock
  • Newport
  • Edgmond
  • Adbaston
  • Forton

Historical Descriptions

Chetwynd Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Chetwynd. A parish in the Newport division of the hundred of Bradford, South, a rectory in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Newport, and archdeaconry of Salop. 91 houses, 566 inhabitants. 1 ½ mile north of Newport.

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.

Chetwynd Aston Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Chetwynd Aston. A township in the parish of Chetwynd, and in the Newport division of the hundred of Bradford, South. 50 houses, 291 inhabitants.

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.

Chetwynd Park Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Chetwynd Park. 1 ¼ mile north north-west of Newport. The residence of J. Borough, esq. see appendix.

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

Howle Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Howle. A township in the parish of Chetwynd, and in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North. 4 miles north-west of Newport.

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

Pilson Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Pilson. A township in the parish of Chetwynd, and in the hundred of Bradford, North.

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

Chetwynd Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Administration

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