Cardeston, Shropshire Family History

Cardeston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Wattlesborough.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1706

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cardeston

  • Shrawardine
  • Alberbury
  • Kinnerley
  • Ford
  • Westbury
  • Melverley

Historical Descriptions

Cardeston Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cardeston. A parish in the Ford division of the hundred of Ford, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Pontesbury, and archdeaconry of Salop. 65 houses, 297 inhabitants. 6 miles 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


Cardeston Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Parish Registers

Cardeston Parish Registers 1663-1812

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

Cardeston Parish Registers 1663-1812 -


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