Neen Savage, Shropshire Family History Guide

Neen Savage is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Alternative names: Nyend Savage

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1575

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Neen Savage

  • Kinlet
  • Stottesdon
  • Doddington
  • Woodhouse
  • Cleobury Mortimer

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

NEEN-SAVAGE, a parish, with a village, in Cleobury-Mortimer district, Salop; on the river Rea, 1 mile N of Cleobury-Mortimer, and 2 N of Cleobury-Mortimer r. station. Post-town, Cleobury-Mortimer, under Bewdley. Acres, 3,779. Real property, £4,376. Pop., 452. Houses, 98. The property is much subdivided. Paper is manufactured. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £394. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient but good; and has a tower, formerly surmounted by a spire, which was destroyed by lightning in 1825. There are an endowed school with £24 a-year, and charities £16.

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

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Neen Savage or Nyend Savage. A parish in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden, a vicarage remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 87 houses, 485 inhabitants. 1 mile 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

Parish Registers

The Register of Neen Savage 1575-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. XVII (1920)

Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society; Shropshire Parish Register Society

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

Publisher: [London] : Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society.

The Register of Neen Savage 1575-1812 – Archive.org

Poll Books

Neen Savage, 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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