Church Pulverbach, Shropshire Family History Guide

Church Pulverbach is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Castle Pulverbatch, Churton, Cothercott, Wrentnall, Wilderley, Wilderley Hill, Wrenthall, and Pulverbatch Castle.

Alternative names: Church Pulverbatch, Pulverbatch

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1542

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Church Pulverbach

  • Church Stretton with All Stretton and Little Stretton
  • Stapleton
  • Pontesbury
  • Smethcott
  • Ratlinghope
  • Habberley

Historical Descriptions

Pulverbatch

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PULVERBATCH, a village and a parish in Atcham district, Salop. The village stands 2¾ miles W of Dorrington r. station, and 7½ S S W of Shrewsbury; was once a market town; and has a post-office under Shrewsbury, and a fair on 22 Sept. The parish includes the townships of Castle-Pulverbatch, Cothercott, Churton, Wilderley, and Wrentnall; and comprises 4,063 acres. Rated property, £3,897. Pop., 534. Houses, 105. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £566. Patron, Lord Kenyon. The church is good. Charities, £5.

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

Churton

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Churton, a township in Church Pulverbatch parish, Salop; 6 ½ miles N of Church-Stretton. Pop., 90.

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

Church Pulverbatch or Churton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Church Pulverbatch; or Churton. A parish in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Pontesbury, and archdeaconry of Salop. 81 houses, 539 inhabitants. 8 miles south-west of Shrewsbury. Fair September 27, for horned cattle, horses, and sheep.

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

Castle Pulverbatch

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Castle Pulverbatch. A township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 8 ½ miles south-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

Cothercote

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cothercote. A township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 9 miles south-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

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Atcham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Pontesbury
  • Poor Law Union: Atcham
  • Hundred: Condover
  • Province: Canterbury
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