Childs Ercall, Shropshire Family History Guide

Child’s Ercall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Other places the parish includes: Hungry Hatton
Parish church: St. Michael
Parish registers begin: 1569
Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Child’s Ercall

Historical Descriptions

Childs Ercall Shropshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Childs-Ercall, a parish in Market-Drayton district, Salop; near the river Tern, 6 ½ miles S of Market-Drayton, and 6 ½ NW by N of Newport r. station. It has a post-office under Market-Drayton. Acres, 3,633. Real property, £5,101. Pop., 470. Houses, 88. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfleld. Value, £66. Patron, R. Corbet, Esq. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Childs Ercall Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Child’s Ercall. A parish in the Drayton division of the hundred of Bradford, North, a curacy in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Newport, and archdeaconry of Salop. 74 houses, 389 inhabitants. 6 ½ miles north-west of Newport.
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.

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Childs Ercall Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Market Drayton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Newport
  • Poor Law Union: Market Drayton
  • Hundred: North Bradford
  • Province: Canterbury