Wem, Shropshire Family History Guide

Wem is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Shropshire. Other places in the parish include: Tilley, Tilley and French, Wolverley, Aston, Cotton, Soulton, Lacon, Lowe and Ditches, Northwood, Sleap, and Horton. Parish church: Parish registers begin: 1583 Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Irvingite/Catholic Apostolic Church, Presbyterian, …

Wem Universal British Directory 1791

Wem is a market-town, near the source of the Rodan, distant from London one hundred and fort-eight miles, nine from Salop, thirty-two from Chester, and twenty from Newport.  Market-day on Thursday; and fairs May 6, June 29, and November 22.  it is a place of great antiquity.  Wem was the …

Wem Marriages 1582 to 1599

1582 Oct. 19. Im primis George Tatnall, Clarke, & Marye Newans, mar. Oct. 22. Thomas Cartewrighte, p. Hodnet, & Alice Cliffe, p. Childs Arkoe, mar. Nov. 24. Edwarde Hutte & Anne Drurye, mar. Dec. 1. Roger Evans & Margarett Judson, wid., mar. Dec. 1. Homfrey Evans & Alice Judson, mar. …

Wem Marriages 1600 to 1602

1600. May 24. Jeffrey Coller, p. Whitchurch, husbandman, & Alis Lewis, mar. June 8. Homfrey Beyly, blacksmith, & Margaret Sturdy, mar. June 14. David Edwards, tanner, & Jone Sturdy, wid., mar. Aug. 30. Thomas Grace, weaver, & Jane Griffyes, sp, mar. Sep. 20. Richarde Williams, p. Oswestree, husbandman, & Elizabeth …