Welcome to Parishmouse

Parishmouse provides a wealth of information about the history of parishes, towns and hamlets throughout the United Kingdom, transcribed from historical books and parish registers. The information will be of particular interest to those tracing their family histories or researching local history.

The Counties of England

Read about the history of the counties of England and their towns and villages.

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Dowles Shropshire Family History Guide

Dowles is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire. Parish church: St. Andrew Parish registers begin: 1572 Dowles church was demolished in 1956 Parishes adjacent to Dowles Kidderminster St Mary Upper Arley Far Forest Shropshire Wribbenhall Bewdley Historical Descriptions The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870 Dowles, a parish in the district of … Continue reading Dowles Shropshire Family History Guide

Ribbesford Worcestershire Family History Guide

Ribbesford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire. The parish includes the borough of Bewdley. Church: St. Leonard Parish registers begin: 1574 Parishes adjacent to Ribbesford Areley Kings Lower Mitton Far Forest Rock with Heightington Abberley Wribbenhall Bewdley Historical Descriptions Ribbesford The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851 Ribbesford, a parish in … Continue reading Ribbesford Worcestershire Family History Guide

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