Bayston Hill, Shropshire Family History Guide

Bayston Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1843 from Shrewsbury St Julian Ancient Parish and Condover Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1846

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bayston Hill

  • Berrington
  • Sutton
  • Meole Brace
  • Condover
  • Shrewsbury St Chad
  • Pontesbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAYSTON-HILL, a chapelry in the parishes of Condover-and St. Julian, Salop; on the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway, 1 mile N of Condover station, and 3½ S of Shrewsbury. It was constituted in 1844; and it has a post office under Shrewsbury. Pop., 605. Houses, 13 4. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £140. Patron, the Vicar of St. Julian.

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

Bayston Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Bayston. A township in the parish of Condover, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 2 ½ miles South 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


Bayston Hill Cassey Directory of Shropshire 1871



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

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