Cheswardine

Cheswardine, Shropshire Family History

Cheswardine is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chipnall, Ellerton, Goldstone, Sowdley, Great Sowdley, Sambrook, and Great Soudley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cheswardine

  • Market Drayton
  • Eccleshall
  • Chetwynd
  • Hinstock
  • Market Drayton
  • Adbaston

Historical Descriptions

Cheswardine

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Cheswardine, a township and a parish in Market-Drayton district, Salop. The township lies on the verge of the county, adjacent to the Birmingham and Liverpool canal, 4 ½ miles SSE of Market-Drayton, and 7 ½ N by W of Newport r. station; and has a post-office under Market-Drayton. The parish includes also the townships of Chipnall, Goldstone, Ellerton, Sambrook, and Sowdley. Acres, 5,723. Real property, £9,564. Pop., 1,159. Houses, 225. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £245. Patron, E. W. Harding, Esq. The church was built in 1809; but has the tower of a previous edifice. Charities, £59.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cheswardine. A parish in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North, a vicarage, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Stafford. 155 houses, 938 inhabitants. 4 miles south-east 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

Chipnall

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Chipnall, a township in Cheswardine parish, Salop; 4 ½ miles SE of Market-Drayton. Pop., 1,145.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Chippenhall or Chipnall. A township in the parish of Cheswardine, and in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North. 3 ½ miles south-west 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

Ellerton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Ellerton. A township in the parish of Cheswardine, and in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North. 4 ½ miles north-west by north of Newport.

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

Directories

Cheswardine Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Administration

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