Claverley, Shropshire

Historical Descriptions

Claverley Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Claverley. A parish in the Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstry, a curacy, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, in the peculiar jurisdiction of Bridgnorth. 254 houses 1305 inhabitants. 4 ½ miles east of Bridgnorth. Claverley gave birth to Sir Robert Brooke, who was educated at Oxford, from whence he removed to the middle Temple. In 1553, he became chief justice of the common pleas, in which office he conducted himself with inflexible integrity, and died in 1558. His works are, “An Abridgment of the year books,” in folio; “Certain cases adjudged;” and “Reading on the statutes of limitations,” 8vo.

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.