Newport Shropshire Family History Guide

Newport is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Shropshire. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1569 Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Primitive Methodist, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist. Parishes adjacent to Newport Church Aston Chetwynd Edgmond Forton Historical Descriptions Beeton’s British …

Newport (Shropshire) Universal British Directory 1791

Is distant from London 141 miles, forty from Chester, twenty from Whitchurch, nineteen from Shrewsbury, and eighteen from Bridgenorth.  It is situated on a plain near the borders of Staffordshire, by the Roman way called Watling-street; but is most remarkable for its free-school, already spoken of in vol. iv. P …