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Cold Weston, Shropshire Family History

Cold Weston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1689

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cold Weston

  • Heath
  • Diddlebury
  • Skirmage
  • Holdgate
  • Munslow
  • Stoke St Milborough
  • Clee

Historical Descriptions

Cold Weston Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cold Watson. A parish in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Ludlow, and archdeaconry of Salop. 5 houses, 24 inhabitants. 7 miles north-east 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

Directories

Cold Weston Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Cold Weston is a small parish, 8 miles north-north-east from Ludlow, in the southern division of the county, lower division of the hundred of Munslow and Overs, Ludlow union, and diocese of Hereford. The church of St. Mary is a small and ancient building. The living is a rectory, yearly value about £105, in the gift of the Hon. Mrs. Spencer Lyttleton and Lady Carew. The soil is clayey and limey; the subsoil is freestone. The area is 425 acres, and the population in 1861 was 36; gross estimated rental, £310; rateable value, £265. Thomas Keysell, Esq., of Weston Court, is the principal inhabitant. Letters through 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

Poll Books

Cold Weston, 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.

Ludlow Polling District

Cold Weston, Parish of

2353 Keysell Thomas, see 4158

Administration

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