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Rowton, Shropshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred South Bradford
County Shropshire
Poor Law Union Wellington PLU
Registration District Wellington
Records begin
Parish records: 1840
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Wellington
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

ROWTON, a chapelry,in the parish of Abberbury, union of Atcham, hundred of Ford, S. division of Shropshire, 7 miles (W.) from Shrewsbury. [1]

Resources

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 1841-1850  Marr none Bur 1850

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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References

 

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 705-707. Date accessed: 09 July 2012.


 

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