Stottesdon, Shropshire Family History Guide

Stottesdon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire. Farlow is a chapelry of Stottesdon.

Alternative names: Stottesden

Other places in the parish include: Kingswood and Button Oak, Kingswood, Lowe, Newton, Northwood, Oreton, Overton, Pickthorne, Prescott, Stottesden, Diddlewick and Hinton, Walton, Walton, Prescott and Bagginswood, Wrickton, Wrickton, Newton, Overton and Walkerslow, Bardley, Bardley and Harcourt, Chorley, Chorley and Northwood, Dudlick, Harcourt, Hinton, Ingardine and the Lowe, Ingwardine, and Kingswood and Buttonoak.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1565

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Stottesdon

  • Billingsley
  • Neenton
  • Chetton
  • Kinlet
  • Neen Savage
  • Silvington
  • Sidbury
  • Farlow
  • Doddington
  • Wheathill
  • Aston Botterell
  • Middleton Scriven

Historical Descriptions

Stottesdon

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOTTESDEN, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred, in Salop. The township lies 5¾ miles N of Cleobury-Mortimer r. station, and has a post-office under Bewdley. The parish contains also 16 other townships and Farlow chapelry; and comprises 11,443 acres. Real property, £9,317; of which £100 are in mines, £100 in quarries, and £60 in lime-works. Pop., 1,518. Houses, 305. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £676. Patron, the Duke of Cleveland. The church is good. The p. curacy of Farlow is a separate benefice. The sub-district contains also 5 other parishes and a chapelry; and is in Cleobury-Mortimer district. Acres, 24,823. Pop., 2,790. Houses, 553. The hundred consists of Chelmarsh and Cleobury divisions. Acres, 84,158. Pop., 12,218. Houses, 2,503.

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

Dudlick

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Dudlick. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden. 5 miles north north-west of Cleobury Mortimer.

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

Harcourt

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Harcourt. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden.

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

Overton

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Overton. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden. 3 ½ miles north of Cleobury Mortimer.

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

Poll Books

Stottesden, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865

Administration

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