Berrington, Shropshire

Berrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Cantlop, Cross Houses, Brompton, Betton Abbotts, and Eaton Mascott.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include: Methodist New Connexion

Parishes adjacent to Berrington

  • Bayston Hill
  • Cound
  • Wroxeter
  • Atcham
  • Condover
  • Pitchford
  • Shrewsbury St Chad

Historical Descriptions

Berrington

Berrington The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Berrington, a parish in the hund. of Condover, union of Atcham, county of Salop; 5 miles south-east by south of Shrewsbury, intersected by the Severn, which is here navigable. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Lichfield and Coventry, now in the dio. of Chester; valued at £10 12s. 1d.; gross income £400. Patron, in 1835, Lord Berwick. There are three daily schools here. Pop., in 1801, 603; in 1831, 684. Houses 77. Acres 2,920. A.P. £4,226. Poor rates, in 1837, £339.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Berrington, 4 m. S. Shrewsbury. P. 651

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

Berrington Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Berrington, co. Salop.

P. T. Shrewsbury (133) 5½ m. Pop. 657.

A parish in the hundred of Condover; living, a rectory in the archdeaconry of Salop and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry; charged in K. B. 10l. 12s. 1d.; church ded. to All Saints; patron (1829) Lord Berwick.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Berrington. A parish in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 85 houses, 657 inhabitants. 5 miles south-east by 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

Brompton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Brompton. A township in the parish of Berrington, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 4 ½ miles south-east 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.

Cross Houses

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cross-Houses. A township in the parish of Berrington, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 5 ½ miles south-east 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

Cantlop Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cantlop. A township in the parish of Berrington, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 5 ½ miles south-east by 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

Eaton Mascot

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Eaton Mascot. A township in the parish of Berrington, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 5 miles south-east 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

Berrington Parish Registers 1559-1812, Marriages to 1837

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. XIV (1921)

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

Berrington Parish Registers 1559-1812 - Archive.org Marriages 1754-1812 - Archive.org

Transcriptions

Berrington Marriages 1813 to 1837
Berrington Baptisms and Burials 1811 and 1812

Administration

  • 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