Aston Botterell, Shropshire Family History Guide

Aston Botterell is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Bold.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Aston Botterell

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASTON-BOTTERELL, a parish in Cleobury-Mortimer district, Salop; under the Clee hills, 6½ miles NNW of Cleobury-Mortimer, and 9½ NE of Ludlow r. station. It contains the hamlet of Bold; and its Post Town is Burwarton, under Bridgnorth. Acres, 2,238. Real property, £3,978. Pop., 171. Houses, 35. The manor belonged anciently to the Botterells. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £367. Patron, the Duke of Cleveland. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Aston Botterell The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Aston-Botterell, a parish in the hund. of Stottesden, union of Cleobury-Mortimer, Salop ; 8½ miles south-west from Bridgnorth; on a branch of the Rea. Living, a rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford; rated at £7 1s. 0½d.; gross income £367. Patron; in 1835, the duke of Cleveland. Pop., in 1801, 247; in 1831, 260. Houses 42. Acres 3,000. A. P. £1,926. Poor rates, in 1837, £96.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Aston Botterell Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aston-Botterell, 6½ miles N.W. Cleobury-Mortimer. P. 173

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Aston Botterel Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Aston Botterel. A parish in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden. A rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 40 houses, 230 inhabitants. 9 miles north-east of Ludlow.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824

Poll Books

Aston Botterel, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865

Aston Botterell The Shropshire Hearth Tax Roll 1672


Aston Botterel Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Cleobury Mortimer
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Stottesdon
  • Poor Law Union: Cleobury Mortimer
  • Hundred: Stottesdon
  • Province: Canterbury