Adderley

Adderley, Shropshire Family History

Adderley is a small village and parish in the extreme north of Shropshire, four miles from Market Drayton, and includes the townships of Adderley, Spoonley, and (ecclesiastically) Shavington. It is in the diocese of Lichfield., archdeaconry of Salop, rural-deanery of Hodnet, and hundred of North Bradford. It has an area of 3,938 acres, and a population of 468 in 1891. In 1676 there were 198 inhabitants over the age of 16, of whom two were Nonconformists.

Source: Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. IV (1903). Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1692

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Adderley

  • Market Drayton
  • Calverhall
  • Norton in Hales
  • Audlem
  • Moreton Say
  • Ightfield

Historical Descriptions

Adderley Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Adderley, 3 m. N. Drayton. P. 404.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Adderley The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Adderley, a parish in the Drayton division of the hund. of Bradford North, union of Drayton, Shropshire; 4 miles north of Market-Drayton. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Lichfield; rated at £11 6s. 0½d. Patron, in 1829, H. C. Cotton, Esq. There is a small foundation in this parish for the education of poor children. The Birmingham and Liverpool Junction canal runs through this parish. Pop, in 1801, 365; in 1831, 468. Houses 73. Acres 2,260. A. P. £5,603. Poor rates, in 1837, £236.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Adderley Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Adderley. A parish in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North. A rectory in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Newport, and archdeaconry of Salop. 59 homes, 378 inhabitants. The residence of Sir Andrew Corbet, bart. 3 ½ miles north of Drayton.

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

Adderley Parish Registers

Adderley Parish Registers 1692-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. IV (1903)

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

Adderley Parish Registers 1692-1812

Adderley Shropshire Parish Documents 1902

Adderley Shropshire Parish Documents 1902

Directories

Cassey & Co.’s History, Gazetteer, & Directory of Shropshire 1875
Cassey & Co’s, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Shropshire 1871
Adderley Kellys Shropshire Directory 1863

Administration

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