Shifnal Shropshire Family History Guide

Shifnal is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Shropshire. Alternative names: Shiffnal, Shiffnall, Idsall Other places in the parish include: Aston, Coppice Green, Crackleybank, Grindle, Hatton, Haughton, Hem, Innage, Oakengates, Payne’s Lane, Priorslee, Woodside, Hatton, and Ryton. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1678 Nonconformists include: …

Shiffnal (Shifnal) 1791

Is one hundred and thirty-six miles from London, twenty-six from Birmingham, twelve from Wolverhampton, eighteen from Salop, eight from Wellington, eight from Newport, ten from Bridgenorth, eight from Broseley, and five from the iron bridge.  The market is on Tuesday; and two fairs in a year, on the 5th of …