Upton Magna Shropshire Family History¶
Photo of St Lucia's parish church, Upton Magna, Shropshire, seen from the southwest by Dennis Turner, some rights reserved.
Upton Magna is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Parish church: St Lucia
Parish registers begin: 1563
Parishes adjacent to Upton Magna¶
- Haughton Demesne
- Ercall Magna
- Shrewsbury Holy Cross with St Giles
A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831¶
UPTON (MAGNA), a parish in the Wellington division of the hundred of Bradford (South), county of Salop, 5¼ miles (E.) from Shrewsbury, containing, with the extra-parochial liberty of Haughmond Demesne, 667 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, rated in the king's books at £ 12, and in the patron age of the Rev. Corbet Browne. The church is dedicated to St. Lucia. The Shrewsbury canal passes through the parish.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831
Preston Boats Shropshire Gazetteer 1824¶
Preston on the Boats; or Preston Boats. A township in the parish of Upton Magna, and in the Wellington division of the hundred of Bradford, South, on the banks of the Severn. 2 miles south-east by east of Shrewsbury.
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
- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Atcham
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Lichfield
- Rural Deanery: Wellington
- Poor Law Union: Atcham
- Hundred: South Bradford
- Province: Canterbury