Church Aston, Shropshire Family History Guide

Church Aston and Chetwynd Aston, form a parish in Shropshire. The church of St. Andrew is in Church Aston, and was rebuilt in 1867.

Other places included in the parish: Chetwynd Aston or Field Aston.

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1620

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Church Aston

  • Lilleshall
  • Longford
  • Newport
  • Edgmond

Historical Descriptions

Church Aston

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHURCH-ASTON, a chapelry in Edgmond parish, Salop; 1 mile S of Newport. Real property, £3,372. Pop., 574. Houses, 123. The living is a rectory. Value, £145. The church was rebuilt in 1867.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Church Aston. A township in the Newport division of the hundred of Bradford, South, a chapel to the parish of Edgmond, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Newport, and archdeaconry of Salop. 73 houses, 329 inhabitants. ¾ mile south from 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

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CHETWYND-ASTON, or Aston-Chetwynd, a township in Edgmond parish, Salop; 1 mile S of Newport. Real property, £2,789. Pop., 392. Houses, 83.

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

Directories

Church Aston and Chetwynd Aston 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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