Bedstone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Parish registers begin: 1719
Parishes adjacent to Bedstone
- Bucknell and Buckton
- Hopton Castle
- Bucknell and Buckton
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BEDSTONE, a parish in the district of Knighton and county of Salop; on a tributary of the river Teme, and on the Craven-Arms and Knighton railway, between Hopton-Heath and Bucknell r. stations, 4½ miles NE by E of Knighton. Post Town, Bucknell, under Aston-on-Clun, Shropshire. Acres, 776. Rated property, £739. Pop., 164. Houses, 26. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £230. Patron, E. Rogers, Esq. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851
Bedstone, a parish in the hund. of Purslow, county of Salop; 6 miles north-east of Knighton. Living, a discharged rectory, in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford, valued at £4 13s. 4d.; gross income £234. Patron, in 1835, B. Brown, Esq. There is a daily school in this parish. Pop., in 1801, 157; in 1831, 159. Houses 21. Acres 1,200. A. P. £1,718. Poor rates, in 1837, £65.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Bedstone, 8 miles S.E. Bishop’s-Castle. P. 139
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824
Bedstone. A parish in the hundred of Purslow, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Clun, and archdeaconry of Salop. 25 houses, 165 inhabitants. 10 ½ miles west of Ludlow.
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
Bedstone Parish Registers 1719-1812
Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. V (1909)
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
- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Knighton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Hereford
- Rural Deanery: Clun
- Poor Law Union: Knighton
- Hundred: Purslow
- Province: Canterbury