Bromfield Shropshire Family History

Photo of St Mary the Virgin, Bromfield by Ian Capper, some rights reserved.

Bromfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Priors Halton, Lady Holton and Dinchope.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bromfield

  • Richard’s Castle
  • Stanton Lacy
  • Ludford
  • Ludlow
  • Ludlow Castle
  • Leintwardine
  • Onibury
  • Burrington

Historical Descriptions

Bromfield

LEWIS TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLAND 1845

Bromfield (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Ludlow, hundred of Munslow, S division of Salop; containing 655 inhabitants, of whom 531 are in the township of Bromfield, 3 miles (N. W. by W.) from Ludlow. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £6; net income, £334; patron and impropriator, Hon. R. H. Clive. The church was rebuilt a few years since: the old edifice was part of a larger conventual church that belonged to a Benedictine priory, established as a cell to the abbey of St. Peter at Gloucester, about 1155, on the site of a college of prebendaries, or Secular canons of earlier foundation: its revenue, at the Dissolution, was £78. 19. 4. A school is endowed with £100 three per cent. consols. Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

GREGORY SHROPSHIRE GAZETTEER 1824

Bromfield. A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow, a vicarage remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Ludlow, and archdeaconry of Salop. 123 houses, 674 inhabitants. 2 miles north-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.

Dinchope

GREGORY SHROPSHIRE GAZETTEER 1824

Dinchope. A township in the parish of Bromfield, and in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow. 12 houses, 83 inhabitants. 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

Lady Holton

SHROPSHIRE GAZETTEER 1824

Lady Holton. A township in the parish of Bromfield, and in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow. 2 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.

Bromfield Parish Registers

Bromfield Parish Registers 1559-1812

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

Bromfield Parish Registers 1559-1812

Transcriptions

Bromfield Marriages 1807 to 1812
Bromfield Marriages 1800 to 1806
Bromfield Marriages 1790 to 1799
Bromfield Marriages 1775 to 1789
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1810 to 1812
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1807 to 1809
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1804 to 1806
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1800 to 1803
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1797 to 1799
Bromfield Baptisms and Burials 1795 to 1796

Poll Books

Bromfield Shropshire Poll Book 1865

Directories

Bromfield Kellys Herefordshire and Shropshire Directory 1941
Bromfield Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Administration

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