Clungunford

Clungunford, Shropshire Family History

Clungunford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Broom, Broom and Rowton, Rowton, Broadward, Abcott, Beckjay, Bloom and Rowton, and Shelderton.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Clungunford

  • Clunbury
  • Hopesay
  • Leintwardine
  • Stokesay
  • Onibury
  • Hopton Castle
  • Sibdon Carwood

Historical Descriptions

Clungunford Shropshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Clungunford, a parish in Clun district, Salop; on the river Clun, Watling-street, and the Central Wales railway, near Hopton-Heath r. station, 6 ¼ miles ESE of Clun. It includes the townships of Abcot, Beckjay, Broadward, Shelderton, and part of Broom and Rowton; and its post-town is Aston-on-Clun. Acres, 3,620. Real property, £4,261. Pop., 647. Houses, 113. The property is divided among a few. Clungunford House and Broadward Hall are chief residences. Limestone is found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £530. Patron, the Rev. Mr. Rocke. The church is early decorated English, in good condition; and there are charities £59.

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

Clungunford and Abcot Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Clungunford, and Abcot. A parish in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow. A chapelry, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 8 miles south-east of Bishopscastle. 85 houses, 474 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

Abcot and Clungunford Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Abcot and Clungunford. A township in the parish of Clungunford, and in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow.

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

Beckjay Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Beckjay. A township in the parish of Clungunford, and in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow. 9 miles north-west by 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

Broadward Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Broadward. A township in the parish of Clungunford, and in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow. 8 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

Coston and Shelderton Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Coston and Shelderton. A township in the parish of Clungunford, and in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow. Coston, is 6 ½ miles south-east, and Shelderton, 8 ½ southeast of Bishopscastle.

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

Shelderton Shropshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

SHELDERTON, a township in Clungunford parish, Salop; 7 ½ miles WNW of Ludlow. Real property, £1,466. Pop., 156.

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

Poll Books

Clungunford, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865

Administration

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