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Lilleshall, Shropshire
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Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Bradford
County Shropshire
Poor Law Union Newport PLU
Registration District Newport
Records begin
Parish records: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1675
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Newport
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office


Parish History

LILLESHALL (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Newport, Newport division of the hundred of South Bradford, N. division of Shropshire, 3 miles (S. S. W.) from Newport; containing, with the townships of Donnington, Abbey St. John, and Muxton. A second church has been erected at Donnington-Wood.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 1675-1924 Marr 1675-187 Bur 1675-1924 Missing Bap/Bur 1872

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474581.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Shropshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. Lewis Samuel A.', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 85-87. Date accessed: 22 June 2012.


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