Kinnerley, Shropshire Family History Guide

Kinnerley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Alternative names: Kinnersley

Other places in the parish include: Upper Maesbrook, Dovaston, Edgerley, Kinnerley and Argoed, Kynaston, Tyricoed, Maesbrook-isaf, Maesbrook Issa, Maesbrook-uchaf, Osbaston, Tir-y-coed, and Lower Maesbrook.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1677

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

Parishes adjacent to Kinnerley

  • Cardeston
  • Shrawardine
  • Knockin
  • Oswestry
  • Great Ness
  • West Felton
  • Llanymynech
  • Melverley
  • Llandysilio

Historical Descriptions

Kinnerley

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KINNERSLEY, a township and a parish in Oswestry district, Salop. The township lies 3 miles ENE of the boundary with Wales, 4 S of Rednall r. station, and 6½ SE by S of Oswestry; and has a post office under Oswestry. The parish contains also the townships of Dovaston, Edgerley, Kynaston, Lower Maesbrook, Upper Maesbrook, Osbaston, and Tyricoed. Acres, 5, 891. Real property, £9, 002. Pop. in 1851, 1, 254; in 1861, 1, 310. Houses, 277. The property is much subdividedA castle stood anciently here; and was destroyed, in the time of Henry III., by Llewelyn. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £114. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. Charities, £16.

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

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Kinnerley. A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Oswestry, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of St. Asaph, and in the deanery of Marchia [sic]. (The archdeaconry of the diocese of St. Asaph is held by the bishop.) 215 houses, 1,167 inhabitants. 6 ½ miles south-east of Oswestry.

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

Argoed

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Argoed. A township in the parish of Kinnerley, and in the hundred of Oswestry. 6 ½ miles south-east by south of Oswestry.

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

Dovaston

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Dovaston. A township in the parish of Kinnerley, and in the lover division of the hundred of Oswestry. 7 ½ miles south-east of Oswestry.

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

Edgerley

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Edgerley. A township in the hundred of Oswestry.

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

Kynaston

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Kynaston. A township in the hundred of Oswestry.

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

Parish Registers

Kinnerley Parish Registers 1677-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of St. Asaph Vol. III (1913)

Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society

General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore; 1907- W.G.D. Fletcher

Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society

Kinnerley Parish Registers 1677-1812 – Archive.org

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Oswestry
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of St Asaph (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: St Asaph
  • Rural Deanery: Oswestry
  • Poor Law Union: Oswestry
  • Hundred: Oswestry
  • Province: Canterbury
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