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Claverley, Shropshire Family History

Claverley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Aston, Besbridge, Broughton, Dallicott, Farmcott, Woundale, Heathton, Hopstone, Ludstone, Shipley, Sutton, Parks Lane and Gatacre.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1568

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Roman Catholic.

Parishes adjacent to Claverley

  • Alveley
  • Bobbington
  • Bobbington
  • Trysull
  • Quatt
  • Pattingham
  • Worfield

Historical Descriptions

Claverley

Claverley Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Claverley. A parish in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry, a curacy, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, in the peculiar jurisdiction of Bridgnorth. 254 houses 1305 inhabitants. 4 ½ miles east of Bridgnorth. Claverley gave birth to Sir Robert Brooke, who was educated at Oxford, from whence he removed to the middle Temple. In 1553, he became chief justice of the common pleas, in which office he conducted himself with inflexible integrity, and died in 1558. His works are, “An Abridgment of the year books,” in folio; “Certain cases adjudged;” and “Reading on the statutes of limitations,” 8vo.

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.

Aston

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Aston. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 6 miles west of Bridgnorth.

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

Besbridge

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Besbridge. A township in the parish of Claverley. And in the franchise of Wenlock.

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

Broughton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Broughton. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 6 miles east of Bridgnorth.

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

Dallicot

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Dallicot. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 4 miles north-east by east of Bridgnorth.

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

Farmcott

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Farmcott. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 4 miles south-east by east of Bridgnorth.

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

Gatacre

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Gatacre. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 6 miles south-east of Bridgnorth.

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

Heathton

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Heathton. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 6 miles east of Bridgnorth.

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

Hopton or Hopestone

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Hopton or Hopestone. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 4 miles east of Bridgnorth.

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

Ludstone

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Ludstone. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry. 5 miles north-east by east of Bridgnorth.

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

Parks Lane

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Park’s Lane. A township in the parish of Claverley, and in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry.

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

Poll Books

Claverley, Poll Book 1865

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of July 1865 between Col. The Hon. P. E. Herbert, Sir Baldwin Leighton, Bart., and R. Jasper More, Esq.

Poll Book of the Election, July 1865 for the Southern Division of Shropshire.

Bridgnorth Polling District

Claverley, Parish of

534 Acton Edward Farrer

535 Allerton Samuel, dead

536 Aston William

537 Bannister Charles

538 Bate Walter

539 Bishton George

540 Blewitt Richard

541 Brinsford Samuel

542 Broughall George

543 Brewer Richard

544 Bowen Thomas Baddeley

545 Bowen Thomas

546 Bellamy Richard

547 Braiser John, dead

548 Cartwright Joseph Round

549 Clare Thomas

550 Cox Joseph

551 Crowther John

552 Croyden George

553 Croyden John

554 Clarke Edward

555 Davies Edward

556 Davies James

557 Devey William

558 Edmonds Joseph

559 Evans William

560 Evans Thomas

561 Felton William

562 Gabert George Helder Betterton, the Rev.

563 Gatacre Edward Lloyd

564 Griffiths William

565 Griffin Thomas

566 Golden Aaron Eccleston

567 Hand Thomas

568 Hadley John

569 Harley Edward Bowen

570 Hawkesford John

571 Hill John

572 Hill William

573 Jordin John, see 490

574 Kettle George Mackenzie

575 Moseley William

576 Morris Francis

577 Minor Samuel, see 724, 916

578 Nock Thomas, see 3618

579 Oldfield George

580 Page John

581 Penzer Thomas

582 Perry Samuel

583 Perry Joseph

584 Perry James

585 Plimley John

586 Price Thomas

587 Pudsey George Aston, see 477

588 Pritchard John, see 926

589 Rea Benjamin

590 Rogers John

591 Rushton Francis

592 Smith Samuel Pearman

593 Stokes William

594 Taylor Henry Cavendish

595 Thomas John

596 Thomas Thomas

597 Webster Thomas

598 Wellings William

599 Wilson Henry

600 Wilson John, junr,

601 Wilson Thomas, junr., see 948

602 Wilson William

603 Wilkes Martin

604 Windle John, Rev., see 1510

605 Woolrich Henry

606 Yate William

607 York Benjamin

608 York John

Parish Registers

Claverley Parish Registers 1568-1812 (Marriages to 1837)

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. X (1907)

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

Claverley Parish Registers 1568-1812 (Marriages to 1837) - Archive.org

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bridgnorth
  • Probate Court: Court of the Royal Peculiar of Bridgnorth
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Bridgnorth
  • Poor Law Union: Bridgnorth
  • Hundred: Brimstree
  • Province: Canterbury