Silvington, Shropshire Family History

Silvington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1716

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Silvington

  • Bitterley
  • Stottesdon
  • Farlow
  • Wheathill

Historical Descriptions

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Silvington (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Cleobury-Mortimer, hundred of Overs, S division of Salop, 6 miles (NW) from Cleobury-Mortimer; containing 46 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £3. 6. 8., and in the joint patronage of the family of Fowler and Theophilus Salwey, Esq.; net income, £100

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


Silvington Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875

Poll Books

Silvington, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865


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