Aston Eyre, Shropshire Genealogy

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Aston Eyre

Guide to Aston Eyre, Shropshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Aston Eyre, Shropshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Stottesden
County Shropshire
Poor Law Union Bridgnorth
Registration District Bridgnorth
Records begin
Parish registers: None
Bishop's Transcripts: None; For records see Morville
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stottesdon
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office

Parish History

ASTON-EYRE, a chapelry, in the parish of Morvill, union of Bridgnorth, hundred of Stottesden, S. division of Shropshire, 4¼ miles (W. by N.) from Bridgnorth. [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

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.

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. 104-108. Date accessed: 02 May 2012.