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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

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.

Clun Polling District

Clungunford, Parish of

2107 Blakeway Charles

2108 Bridgwater Richard Wellings

2109 Burnes William

2110 Bridgwater William

2111 Bishop Timothy

2112 Ellis Richard

2113 Greenhouse Francis

2114 Howells John

2115 Jones John

2116 Langslow Edward Price, see 242

2117 Langslow George

2118 Mason Thomas

2119 Meyrick John

2120 Myddleton Richard Edwards, see 2001

2121 Rogers Charles

2122 Rocke John

2123 Rocke Thomas Owen

2124 Stedman Richard

2125 Sitwell Willoughby Hurt, see 1854

2126 Turford Thomas

2127 Unett George

2128 Wooley Evan

2129 Wooley Thomas Hickman

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