Coreley Shropshire Family History Guide

Coreley is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin: 1543

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Coreley

  • Bitterley
  • Knowbury
  • Nash
  • Milson
  • Hopton Wafers
  • Farlow
  • Doddington

Historical Descriptions

Coreley Shropshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Coreley, a parish in Cleobury-Mortimer district, Salop; under the Clee Hills, 3½ miles NNE of Tenbury r. station, and 5 WSW of Cleobury-Mortimer. Post-town, Tenbury. Acres, 2175. Rated property, £1,490. Pop., 515. Houses, 106. The properly is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £280. Patron, A. F. Haliburton, Esq. The church is of brick, and ancient, with tower and spire; and was reported in 1859 as bad.

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

Coreley or Corley Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Coreley; or Corley. A parish in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Burford, and archdeaconry of Salop. 121 houses, 566 inhabitants. 6 miles 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

Coreley, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865


Coreley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875

Coreley 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: Burford
  • Poor Law Union: Cleobury Mortimer
  • Hundred: Stottesdon
  • Province: Canterbury