Stapleton Shropshire Family History Guide

Stapleton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Netley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1635

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stapleton

  • Leebotwood
  • Dorrington
  • Condover
  • Church Pulverbach
  • Pontesbury
  • Smethcott

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLETON, a parish in Atcham district, Salop; 1¼ mile SSW of Condover r. station, and 5¼ S by W of Shrewsbury. Post town, Shrewsbury. Acres, 1,836. Real property, £3,759. Pop., 281. Houses, 50. The manor belongs to the Hon. W. H. Powys. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £581. Patron, the Hon. W. H. Powys. The church is ancient.

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


Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Netley. A township in the parish of Stapleton, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 6 ½ miles south-west by west 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

Parish Registers

The registers of Stapleton, Shropshire 1546-1812

The registers of Stapleton, Shropshire 1546-1812 –

Poll Books

Stapleton, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865


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

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