Cound, Shropshire Family History Guide

Cound is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Golding, Upper Cound, Lower Cound, and Harnage.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1608

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cound

Historical Descriptions

Cound

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COUND, a village, a parish, and a division in Salop. The village stands near the river Severn, 3¾ miles E by S of Condover r. station, and 6½ SE by S of Shrewsbury. The parish is in Atcham district; and includes the chapelry of Cressage, which has a post office under Shrewsbury. Acres, 5,530. Real property, £8,330. Pop., 908. Houses, 169. The property is divided among a few. Cound Hall is the seat of the Pelhams. Coal is worked. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; and, till 1864, was united with Cressage. Value, £650. Patron, the Rev. H. T. Pelham. The church is ancient but good, with a tower; and there are charities £12.  The division is part of Condover hundred; and contains seven parishes. Acres, 19,684. Pop., 2,877. Houses, 540.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Cound. A parish in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. The parish of Cound, including Cressage chapelry, contains 135 houses, 799 inhabitants. 6 miles south-east of Shrewsbury. Cound Lodge is the seat of J. C. Pelham, Esq., M.P.

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

Golding

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Golding. A township in the parish of Cound, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 6 ½ miles south-east of Shrewsbury.

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

Harnage

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Harnage; or Harnage Grange. A township in the parish of Cound, and in the Cound division of the hundred of Condover. 8 miles southeast of Shrewsbury.

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

Parish Registers

Cound Parish Registers 1562-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. II (1901)

Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society

General editor; W. P. W. Phillimore

Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society

Cound Parish Registers 1562-1812 - Archive.org

Transcriptions

Cound Marriages 1800 to 1812

1800
May 20. Thomas Williams, b., & Martha Lee
Sept. 29. John Titley & Sarah Rowley
Oct. 9. George Davies, b., & Jane Mullard, sp., of the Chapelry of Cressage.
Nov. 27. Richard Cooper & Margaret Armstrong
1801
May 19. Thomas Bryan & Elizabeth Ford, lic.
June 9. Thomas Jones, p. Harley, & Mary Hodges, lic.
Dec. 29. Thomas Rowlands & Anne Squire.
1802
May 18. Joseph Hill, widr., & Mary Evans, sp.
May 25. Thomas Griffiths, b., & Elizabeth Williams, wid.
1803
May 13. William Smith & Elizabeth Farr.
May 19. John Taylor, p. Condover, & Margaret Pryce.
June 13. Edward Williams & Elizabeth Downton.
Dec. 28. Richard Churms & Mary Speak.
1804
May 10. Samuel Hudson, p. Condover, & Cicely Davies, lic.
May 14. John Edwards & Sarah Hammons.
June 18. John Abrahams & Sarah Bullock.
1805
June 19. Thomas Baker & Sarah Morris.
July 24. Richard Pryce & Elizabeth Morris.
1806
May 12. Thomas Beaman & Mary Taylor.
Sept. 27. Robert Bullock & Mary Churms.
Nov. 17. William Gainam, p. Condover, & Elizabeth Hill.
1807
June 18. Thomas Booth, b., & Hannah Morris, sp.
Nov. 19. Edward Snaxton, p. Acton Burnell, & Mary Griffiths, lic.
Dec. 31. John Davis & Martha Smith.
1808
Mar. 12. George Edwards, b., & Sarah Rowe, sp.
July 1. Edward Evans & Frances Smallman.
Oct. 19. Richard Wild, p. Eaton Constantine, & Sarah Roberts, lic.
Nov. 10. Edward Pritchard & Anne Challoneah.
Nov. 22. David Lewis & Mary Brasier.
1809
Mar. 10. Edward Reynolds & Ann Taylor, of St. Chadd.
Mar. 14. Richard Mullard & Margaret Elson.
Dec. 28. Richard Buck, p. Little Wenlock, & Margaret Pritchard, lic.
1810
Feb. 3. Richard Partridge, p. Acton Burnell, & Elizabeth Marigold.
June 14. Thomas Hill & Sarah Lee.
June 15. Thomas Watters & Jane Davis.
Aug. 27. John Dalloe, b., & Catherine Fletcher, sp.
Oct. 22. Andrew Dodson & Elizabeth Crowhurst, lic.
1811
Aug. 7. John Dodson, junr., & Louisa Wellings, lic.
Oct. 6. George Nichols & Elizabeth Perks.
Oct. 14. Charles Harvey, p. Pitchford, & Margaret Churms.
1812
June 18. Richard Griffiths, of Acton Burnell, & Phoebe Price.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1810 to 1812

1810
Jan. 26. Thos. Norry, bur.
Feb. 18. Edw’d, s. of George & Margaret Grainger, bap.
Feb. 25. Sarah Mansell, bur.
Feb. 25. Will’m Botwood, bur.
Mar. 5. John, s. of Geo. & Ann Beddoes, bap.
April 1. Geo., s. of Thos. & Elizth Griffiths, bap.
April 22. Martha, illegitimate of Mary Williams, bap.
April 29. Joseph, s. of Charles & Eliz. Pryce, bap.
June 29. Sir John Dutton Colt, Bart., bur.
July 1. Thos. Barrett, bur.
July 1. John, s. of John & Maria Grainger, bap.
July 25. Margaret Beech, bur.
Aug. 6. Rich’d Beech, infant, bur.
Aug. 19. Cicely Hudson, bur.
Aug. 26. Thos., s. of Arthur & Elizth Manning, bap.
Sept. 14. Will’m Webb, of Cressage, bur.
Sept. 28. Will’m Rowlands, infant, bur.
Oct. 2. Ann Pritchard, bur.
Oct. 10. Thomas Hill, bur.
Oct. 28. Mary, d. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
Oct. 28. Thos., s. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
Oct. 30. Hannah Booth, bur.
Nov. 11th, Fees Pd.
Dec. 26. Milbro Acton, bur.
1811
Jan. 6. Rich’d, s. of Will’m & Elizth Gainham, bap.
Jan. 13. Thomas Williams, bur.
Jan. 22. Sarah Roberts, of Cressage, bur.
Feb. 11. Joseph Allen, s. of Rich’d & Elizth Pryce, bap.
Feb. 14. John Jenkins, of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 5. Martha Churms, infant, bur.
Mar. 5. Jane Grainger, bur.
Mar. 28. Rich’d Dod, junr., bur.
April 7. Elizth Dod, bur.
April 9. Eleanor Millichup, bur.
April 17. Abraham Harris, bur.
April 28. Rich’d, s. of John & Elizth Crump, bap.
May 3. Will’m, s. of Thos. & Sarah Hill, bap.
May 6. Catherine Jones, bur.
May 28. Richard Cheese, bur.
Aug. 11. John, s. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Oct. 6. John, s. of John & Sarah Baker, bap.
Oct. 9. Thos. Southern, of Cressage, bur.
Oct. 20. Sophia Leonora, d. of Edward Vaughan Colt, esq., & Frances Martha, bap.
Oct. 27. Edw’d, s. of Robert & Mary Bullock, bap.
Nov. 3rd, Fees Pd.
Nov. 15. Rich’d Jones, infant, of Cressage, bur.
Dec. 6. Peter Jones, bur.
1812
Feb. 9. Eleanor, d. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Feb. 23. Geo., illegitimate of Elizth Smith, bap.
Mar. 15. Ann, d. of Geo. & Elizth Buttery, bap.
April 22. John Hoggins, of Cressage, bur.
April 27. Ann Rowe, bur.
June 9. Eliza, d. of Andrew & Elizabeth Dodson, born May 28th, bap.
July 12. Martha Owen, bur.
Oct. 18. Will’m, s. of Will’m & Elizth Gainham, bap.
Oct. 25. James Yeates, bur.
Nov. 15th, Fees Pd.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1807 to 1809

1807
Jan. 4. Martha, d. of Will’m & Elizth Gainham, bap.
Jan. 5. Francis Pritchard, bur.
Feb. 1. Charles, s. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
Feb. 4. Sarah Baker, bur.
Feb. 5. Henry Bentley, infant, bur.
April 6. Peter, s. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
April 15. Will’m, s. of George & Eleaner Davis, bap.
April 18. George Hayward, of Cressage, bur.
April 18. Francis Reynolds, of Cressage, bur.
April 19. Mary, d. of Saml & Mary Hancocks, bap.
May 16. John, s. of Robert & Mary Bullock, bap.
May 16. Mary Cund, bur.
July 5. Elizth, d. of Geo. & Elizth Buttery, bap.
Aug. 2. Mary, d. of Thos. & Ann Botley, bap.
Aug. 23. Margt., d. of Edw’d & Sarah Smyth, bap.
Sept. 16. Jane Davies, bur.
Oct. 25th, Fees Pd.
Oct. 27. Eliz., d. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Nov. 14. Mary, d. of John & Elizth Crump, bap.
Nov. 23. John, s. of Arthur & Elizth Manning, bap.
Dec. 6. Hubert, s. of Thos. & Ann Beard, born Nov. 22nd, bap.
Dec. 27. John, s. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
1808
Jan. 1. Sarah, d. of Abraham & Margt Oliver, bap.
Jan. 24. Edw’d, s. of John & Sarah Baker, bap.
Feb. 14. Elizth, d. of Thos. & Mary Crump, bap.
Feb. 17. William Evans, junr., of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 4. Jane, d. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Mar. 11. John Blakeway, of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 14. Martha, d. of Charles & Elizth Pryce, bap.
Mar. 27. Ann, d. of John & Elizth Hoggins, bap.
April 19. John Smith, bur.
May 4. Charles Baxindine, bur.
May 8. Thos., s. of Will’m & Elizth Gainham, bap.
May 10. Thos. Chune, infant, bur.
June 5. Margt, d. of Geo. & Sarah Edwards, bap.
July 2. Eliza & Susannah, daus. Of Rich’d & Elizth Pryce, bap.
July 25. Mrs. Elizth Langley, bur.
Aug. 14. John, s. of Edw’d & Francis Evans, bap.
Aug. 17. Abraham Oliver, bur.
Aug. 19. Joseph Grainger, infant, bur.
Aug. 21. Martha, d. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
Sept. 6. Mary Ann, d. of Edw’d & Jane Griffiths, bap.
Sept. 18. Edw’d, s. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Sept. 24. Susannah Hoggins, of Cressage, bur.
Oct. 23rd, Fees Pd.
Oct. 23. Elizth, illegitimate of Mary Thomas, bap.
Dec. 31. Will’m Williams, infant, bur.
1809
Jan. 11. Margt Grainger, infant, bur.
Jan. 20. Mary, d. of Geo. & Ann Beddoes, bap.
Feb. 4. Mary Titley, infant, bur.
Feb. 16. Martha Pritchard, infant, bur.
Feb. 26. Saml, s. of Robert & Mary Bullock, bap.
Mar. 13. Ann Churms, bur.
Mar. 20. John Evans, bur.
Mar. 23. Mrs. Margt Edwards, bur.
April 6. William Rowland, junr., of Cressage, bur.
April 9. Thos., s. of Edw’d & Ann Pritchard, bap.
April 9. Harriet, d. of Benjm & Mary Jones, bap.
April 21. John Goliath, infant, bur.
April 25. John Goliath, bur.
April 25. Elizth Goliath, bur.
May 9. Martha Evans, bur.
May 9. John Speak, bur.
May 14. Martha Botwood, bur.
May 16. Edw’d Harris, of Cressage, bur.
May 16. Will’m Rowlands, senr., of Cressage, bur.
May 31. Geo. Pritchard, of Cressage, bur.
July 4. Samuel Feltus, infant, bur.
July 5. Rev’d William Prosser, bur.
July 23. William Lewis, bur.
Aug. 24. Sarah Manwaring, bur.
Sept. 6. Ann Mason, infant, bur.
Sept. 26. Thos. Farr, infant, of Cressage, bur.
Oct. 1. Sarah, d. of Geo. & Eliz. Buttery, bap.
Oct. 8. Thos., s. of Thos. & Susannah Richards, bap.
Oct. 15. Eleanor, d. of Willm. & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
Oct. 23. John, s. of Edw’d & Jane Griffiths, bap.
Oct. 29. Susannah, d. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
Nov. 5th, Fees Pd.
Nov. 19. Edw’d, s. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Nov. 23. Margt Oliver, bur.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1804 to 1806

1804
Jan. 1. Geo., s. of John & Maria Grainger, bap.
Jan. 1. Benjn, s. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
Jan. 1. Thos. illegitimate of Ann Pugh, bap.
Jan. 3. Mary Perry, bur.
Feb. 19. Elizth, d. of Thos. & Susannah Pritchard, bap.
April 15. George, s. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
May 12. David Morris, bur.
May 29. John Griffiths, of Cressage, bur.
June 17. William Evans, of Cressage, bur.
June 29. Jane Yeates, bur.
July 8. Edw’d, s. of Rich’d & Mary Churm, bap,
July 15. Mary, d. of John & Mary Smallman, bap.
July 26. Geo., s. of Geo. & Margaret Grainger, bap.
Oct. 3. Edw’d, s. of John & Maria Grainger, bap.
Oct. 4. Margaret, d. of Edward & Jane Griffiths, bap.
Oct. 29. Thos., s. of Rich’d & Anne Squire, bap.
Nov. 4. Will’m, s. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Fees Pd.
Dec. 9. Margaret, d. of Abraham & Margaret Oliver, bap.
Dec. 15. Will’m Bembow, bur.
Dec. 30. Eliza, d. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
1805
Jan. 28. Ann Newell, of Cressage, bur.
Feb. 5. John Dunn, of Cressage, bur.
Feb. 6. John, s. of John & Elizth Hoggins, bap.
Feb. 20. Elizth, d. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Mar. 10. Mary, d. of Arthur & Elizabeth Manning, bap.
Mar. 10. Martha, d. of Thos. & Mary Crump, bap.
Mar. 17. Rich’d, s. of Saml & Mary Hancocks, bap.
April 14. Abraham Hayward, of Cressage, bur.
April 21. Harriet, d. of Thos. & Mary Jones, bap.
May 5. Francis, s. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
May 26. Sarah Jones, illegitimate of Emma Hawkins, bap.
June 10. Martha Jones, of Cressage, bur.
June 12. Harriet Wellings, of Cressage, bur.
June 14. Elizth Richards, infant, bur.
June 16. John Griffiths, of Cressage, bur.
June 20. Elizth Phipps, bur.
June 26. Mrs. Mary Pearce, bur.
July 13. Will’m Farr, of Cressage, bur.
July 23. Miss Elizth Windsor, bur.
Aug. 25. Will’m, s. of Thos. & Ann Bottley, bap.
Sept. 29. Ann, d. of Charles & Elizth Pryce, bap.
Oct. 13. Elizth Higgins, of Cressage, bur.
Oct. 15. Ann Millichup, bur.
Fees Pd.
Oct. 20. Elizth, d. f Edw’d & Sarah Smith, bap.
Nov. 3. Martha Williams, bur.
Nov. 6. Thos. Armstrong, infant, bur.
Nov. 11. Ann, d. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
Dec. 1. Ann, d. of Benjn & Mary Jones, bap.
Dec. 7. Susannah Dorrall, bur.
Dec. 8. Rich’d, s. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
1806
Jan. 2. Elizth Rogers, bur.
Jan. 12. Eliz., d. of Thos. & Susannah Richards, bap.
Feb. 9. Will’m Mullard, of Cressage, bur.
Feb. 23. John, s. of Thos. & Martha Williams, bap.
Feb. 26. Elizth Griffiths, of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 21. Elizth Pritchard, bur.
April 6. John, s. of Francis & Eleanor Anson, bap.
April 22. Robert Bennett, bur.
May 18. Harriet, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Griffiths, bap.
May 18. Emma, d. of Rich’d & Elizth Pryce, bap.
June 26. John, s. of Geo. & Margaret Grainger, bap.
July 1. Tryphanea Rogers, bur.
Sept. 17. Edw’d Griffiths, bur.
Sept. 18. John, s. of John & Mary Venebles, bap.
Oct. 5. Eleanor, d. of Will’m & Elizth Prtichard, bap.
Oct. 5. Anna, d. of John & Mary Smallman, bap.
Oct. 5. Rebecca, d. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Oct. 12th, Fees Pd.
Oct. 15. Anna Jones, bur.
Nov. 16. Rebecca Jones, infant, bur.
Dec. 21. John Landers, bur.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1800 to 1803

1800
Jan. 3. Rich’d Powell, bur.
Jan. 5. Ann, d. of Thos. & Ann Beard, bap.
Jan. 5. John Cliveley, bur.
Jan. 5. Joseph, illegitimate of Mary Evans, bap.
Jan. 5. Mary, d. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Jan. 19. George, s. of Abraham & Margt Oliver, bap.
Jan. 30. Samuel Phipps, bur.
Feb. 1. Thos. Sarrat, bur.
Mar. 2. Ann, d. of Joseph & Jane Hill, bap.
Mar. 2. Joseph Evans, infant, bur.
Mar. 9. Will’m, s. of Rich’d & Sarah Wood, bap.
April 5. Margt Mullard, bur.
May 4. John, illegitimate of Mary Williams, bap.
May 4. James, s. of John & Elizth Hoggins, bap.
May 4. Judith, d. of Rich’d & Ann Squire, bap.
May 18. Rich’d, s. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
May 22. Elija Overton, bur.
June 1. Henry, s. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
July 5. John Jones, bur.
July 29. Thos. Hopkiss, bur.
Aug. 3. Mary, d. of Benjn & Mary Jones, bap.
Aug. 19. Harriet, d. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
Aug. 26. Elizth Thomas, infant, bur.
Sept. 28. Robert, s. of Robert & Mary Leighton, bap.
Oct. 5. Martha, d. of Thos. & Mary Mason, bap.
Oct. 6. William Morroll, bur.
Oct. 13. Mary, d. of Saml & Elizth Swanwick, bap.
Oct. 14. Elizth Sarratt, bur.
Oct. 23. Mrs. Anne Ireland, bur.
Oct. 24. Mary Anne, d. of John & Elizth Oliver, bap.
Nov. 17. Sarah Jones, bur.
Nov. 22. Isabella, d. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
Nov. 22. Jane Hill, bur.
1801
Feb. 11. Rich’d Langley, bur.
Feb. 15. Will’m, s. of Saml & Mary Hancocks, bap.
Feb. 28. Anne, d. of John & Maria Grainger, bap.
Mar. 9. Elizth, d. of Thos. & Martha Williams, bap.
Mar. 31. Henry, s. of George Augustus & Frances Thursby, born & bap.
April 12. Thomas Griffith, of Cressage, bur.
May 21. Ann Hill, infant, bur.
May 24. John, s. of Charles & Elizth Pryce, bap.
May 27. Mrs. Mary Langley, bur.
June 1. Mary Hill, infant, bur.
June 9. Thos. Pryce, bur.
June 12. Mary Richards, bur.
July 19. Cicely, d. of Abraham & Margt Oliver, bap.
July 20. Jane, d. of Rich’d & Anne Squire, bap.
Aug. 4. Hannah Hughes, bur.
Aug. 8. Rich’d Hoggins, of Cressage, bur.
Aug. 18. John, s. of John & Ann Norry, bap.
Sept. 6. Francis Lane, bur.
Sept. 20. John, s. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Oct. 4. John, s. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Oct. 4. Mary Morgan, infant, bur.
Nov. 1. Allen, s. of Joseph & Ann Brindley, bap.
Dec. 6. Jane, d. of Will’m & Elizth Lewis, bap.
Dec. 27. Mary, d. of Thos. & Susannah Richards, bap.
1802
Feb. 9. Edw’d, s. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
Feb. 10. Edw’d Langford, bur.
Feb. 11. Mary Williams, bur.
Mar. 1. Rich’d Hoggins, of Cound Moor, bur.
Mar. 21. Sarah Morgan, infant, bur.
May 3. Saml Mullard, of Cressage, bur.
May 4. Mary, d. of John & Eliz. Hoggins, bap.
Aug. 1. John, s. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Aug. 22. Rich’d, s. of Will’m & Elizth Pritchard, bap.
Aug. 22. Jane Davis, bur.
Sept. 25. Rich’d, illegitimate s. of Mary Evans, bap.
Sept. 30. Mrs. Eleanor Gossnell, bur.
Oct. 15. Ann Botwood, bur.
Oct. 19. Elizth Reynolds, of Cressage, bur.
Nov. 16. Susannah, d. of John & Mary Smalman, bap.
Nov. 18. Susannah Smallman, infant, bur.
Dec. 15. John, s. of Rich. & Ann Squire, bap.
Dec. 19. Ann, d. of Abraham & Mary Oliver, bap.
Dec. 30. Rebecca, d. of Edw’d & Jane Griffiths, bap.
1803
Jan. 8. Henry Cressett Pelham, esq. bur.
Jan. 10. Frances, d. of George Augustus & Frances Thursby, bap.
Jan. 13. Ann, d. of Edward & Mary Jones, bap.
Jan. 16. Ann Jones, infant, bur.
Jan. 30. Thos. Cund, bur.
Mar. 1. Mr. William Morris, of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 6. Andrew,, s. of Thos. & Elizth Griffiths, bap.
Mar. 6. Elizth Bennett, bur.
Mar. 19. Mary, d. of Thos. & Elizth Jones, bap.
Mar. 30. John Norry, infant, bur.
June 8. Elizth Boughey, bur.
June 12. George Barnett, bur.
June 12. Edw’d, s. of Charles & Elizth Pryce, bap.
June 19. Will’m, s. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
June 28. Anna Davis, infant, bur.
July 4. Elizth Marsh, bur.
July 5. Sarah, d. of Benjn & Mary Jones, bap.
July 25. George Edwards, bur.
Aug. 11. Mary Wilson, bur.
Aug. 14. Thos., s. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Sept. 28. Sarah Pryce, bur.
Oct. 9. Mary, d. of Thos. & Martha Williams, bap.
Oct. 16. John, illegitimate of Martha Millichup, bap.
Nov. 19. Mary Langley, bur.
Nov. 27. Rich’d, illegitimate of Mary Norry, bap.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1797 to 1799

1797
Jan. 2. Thomas, s. of Thos. & Ann Beard, bap.
Jan. 11. William Holmes, bur.
Jan. 15. Mary, d. of Rich’d & Mary Hall, bap.
Feb. 5. Martha, d. of John & Sarah Baker, born Jan. 31st, 1794, bap.
Feb. 5. Anna, d. of John & Sarah Baker, bap.
Feb. 14. George Boughey, bur.
Feb. 14. Mary Hall, infant, bur.
Feb. 15. Edward Pugh, bur.
Feb. 24. Francis Bayley, bur.
Mar. 8. Saml., s. of Thos. & Ann Bottley, bap.
Mar. 11. Sarah, d. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Mar. 14. Mary Wildblood, bur.
Mar. 14. Martha, d. of Geo. & Elizth Hodges, bap.
Mar. 19. Sarah, d. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
Mar. 26. Rich’d Pryce, bur.
Apr. 2. Thos., s. of Rich’d & Ann Evans, bap.
Apr. 3. Judith Owen, bur.
Apr. 3. Thos., s. of Will’m & Elizth Lewis, bap.
Apr. 20. Mary Botwood, infant, bur.
May 3. William Higgons, bur.
May 19. Eleanor Lewis, bur.
May 20. Rebecca Wellings, infant, bur.
May 21. Maria, d. of John & Mary Smallman, bap.
May 24. Eleanor Pritchard, bur.
May 25. Joseph & James, s. of Edw’d & Anne Churms, bap.
June 4. Eleanor, d. of Charles & Elizth Preece, bap.
June 5. Joseph Churms, infant, bur.
June 17. Elizth Botwood, bur.
June 20. Edw’d Mullard, bur.
June 25. Jane, d. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
July 9. Elija, s. of Saml. Swanwick & Elizth, bap.
Given in thus far at Salop Oct. 20th, 1797.
Nov. 5. Mary, d. of Joseph Hill & Jane, bap.
Dec. 3. Martha, d. of Edw’d & Mary Egerton, bap.
1798
Jan. 4. Rich’d, s. of John & Ann Norry, bap.
Feb. 28. Elizth, d. of John & Maria Grainger, bap.
Mar. 11. Martha, d. of Thos. & Mary Blocksidge, bap.
Apr. 11. Ann Dale, bur.
Apr. 21. Thos. Beard, infant, bur.
May 20. Ann Jones, bur.
May 20. John, s. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
May 23. Will’m, s. of Abraham & Margt. Oliver, bap.
June 30. Elizth. Heath, bur.
June 30. John, s. of John & Elizth Hoggins, bap.
July 11. Martha Powell, bur.
Aug. 2. Rebekah, d. of Saml. & Mary Hancocks, bap.
Aug. 22. Sarah Wall, infant, bur.
Sept. 16. Rebecca Ancocks, infant, bur.
Oct. 8. John Rowe, bur.
Nov. 2. Sarah Dalloe, bur.
Nov. 10. Ann, d. of Thos. & Susannah Richards, bap.
Nov. 10. Elizth, d. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Nov. 29. Mary, d. of Will’m & Eleanor Bentley, bap.
Dec. 4. Samuel Cheese, bur.
1799
Jan. 12. Isaac Davis, bur.
Jan. 20. Thos. Dale, bur.
Feb. 24. Jane, illegitimate d. of Elizth Higgs, bap.
Feb. 26. Abraham Oliver, bur.
Mar. 3. Aaron Jenkins, bur.
Mar. 14. Mary Bentley, of Cressage, bur.
Mar. 25. Will’m, s. of Charles & Elizth Pryce, bap.
Apr. 5. Elizth Windsor, of Cressage, bur.
Apr. 26. Thos. Evans, bur.
Apr. 30. Elizth Bryan, bur.
May 22. Saml. Acton, bur.
June 1. Martha, d. of Saml. & Mary Hancox, bap.
June 2. Ann Pryce, bur.
June 23. Rebecca, d. of Elija & Jane Overton, bap.
June 30. Elizth, d. of John & Mary Smallman, bap.
July 27. Susannah Jenkins, bur.
Aug. 3. Joseph Willmott, bur.
Sep. 1. Joyce Barrett, bur.
Oct. 2. Elizth. Hill, bur.
Dec. 11. Elizth. Anson, bur.

Cound Baptisms and Burials 1794 to 1796

1794
Jan. 5. John, s. of Edward & Sarah Smith, bap.
Mar. 9. Margaret, d. of Thos. & Sarah Challoneah, bap.
Mar. 12. Anne, d. of Benjn. & Elizth. Johnson, bap.
Mar. 20. Jane Farmer, bur.
Mar. 26. Samuel Bentley, bur.
April 16. Will’m Bentley, infant, bur.
April 20. Rich’d, s. of John & Eleanor Prinn, bap.
April 27. Elizth. Langford, bur.
May 17. Thomas & Sophia, s. & d. of John & Mary Smallman, bap.
May 18. Will’m, illegitimate of Hannah Challoneah, bap.
May 18. Anne, d. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
June 6. Henry Itson, bur.
June 15. Elizth., d. of Edw’d & Mary Egerton, bap.
June 16. Thos., d. of Edw’d & Anne Churm, bap.
July 6. Rich’d, s. of Thos. & Anne Beard, bap.
July 13. Geo., s. of Joseph & Jane Hill, bap.
July 13. Sarah Maria, d. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
Aug. 10. Margt. Pugh, pauper, bur.
Aug. 17. Samuel Richards, pauper, bur.
Aug. 31. Hannah, d. of Saml. & Elizth. Phipps, bap.
Sept. 2. Mrs. Sarah Windsor, bur.
Sept. 21. Margt., d. of Will’m & Eleanor Pritchard, bap.
Oct. 11. Elizth. Carter, bur.
Oct. 28. Mary Davies, bur.
Nov. 11. Geo. Hayward, bur.
Nov. 27. Rich’d Beard, infant, bur.
Dec. 3. Elizth. Abrahams, bur.
Dec. 7. William, s. of William & Eliz. Lewis, bap.
Dec. 10. Rich’d Dodson, bur.
Dec. 15. Anne Griffiths, bur.
1795
Jan. 9. Thos. Cund, bur.
Jan. 18. Martha Betton, bur.
Jan. 29. John Langley, esq., bur.
Feb. 12. Elizth. Perry, bur.
Feb. 28. Elizth., d. of Thos. & Sarah Mason, bap.
Mar. 5. Edward Bell, bur.
April 12. Anna Pryce, bur.
April 24. Joseph, s. of John & Margaret Carter, bap.
April 28. Elizth., d. of Rich’d & Margaret Hall, bap.
July 14. Charles Williams, bur.
Aug. 1. Geo. Hill, infant, bur.
Aug. 2. Sarah, d. of Charles & Elizth. Williams, bap.
Aug. 5. Sarah Gilley, bur.
Aug. 16. Mary, d. of John & Eleanor Lewis, bap.
Sept. 3. John Mullard, of Cressage, bur.
Oct. 4. Emma, d. of Thos. & Anne Beard, bap.
Oct. 28. Sarah Bembowe, bur.
Dec. 3. John Reynolds, bur.
1796
Jan. 1. Margt. Wellings, bur.
Feb. 4. Elizth. Grainger, bur.
Feb. 4. Elizth., d. of John & Elizth. Hoggins, bap.
April 3. Matthew, s. of William & Sarah Millichap, bap.
April 17. William, s. of Edward & Anne Churms, bap.
April 17. Thomas, s. of John & Sarah Pritchard, bap.
April 24. William Churms, infant, bur.
May 1. Elizabeth, d. of Francis & Sarah Bayley, bap.
May 3. Sarah, d. of Joseph & Jane Hill, bap.
May 3. Sarah Bebb, bur.
May 15. William, base s. of Margaret Scaufell, bap.
May 22. Mary, d. of Charles & Elizabeth Preece, bap.
June 1. Mary Dodson, bur.
June 9. James Wellings, bur.
June 24. John Kettle, bur.
July 14. Jane Blocksidge, bur.
July 17. Jane Yates, wid., bur.
Aug. 30. Rich’d Bebb, bur.
Sept. 4. Jane, d. of Samuel & Anna Jones, bap.
Sept. 11. Margt., d. of Edw’d & Elizth. Botwood, bap.
Oct 2. Hannah, d. of Thos. & Martha Thomas, bap.
Nov. 20. Mary Hopkiss, bur.
Nov. 27. Samuel Phipps, bur.
Dec. 11. Sarah Hill, infant, bur.
Dec. 20. Margt. Armstrong, bur.
Dec. 25. Ann Jones, bur.
Dec. 25. Mary Clively, bur.
Dec. 29. Charlotte, d. of Abraham & Margaret Oliver, bap.

Directories

Cound Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Cound is a parish and village, 6 miles from Shrewsbury, and 6 north-west from Much Wenlock, in the Southern division of the county, Cound division of Condover hundred, union of Atcham, and diocese of Lichfield.  Berrington and Cressage are the nearest railway stations, equi-distant about 2 ¼ miles.  The church of St. Peter is an ancient structure, consisting of nave, chancel, and aisles, with square tower containing 6 bells.  The living is a rectory, yearly value £600, in the gift of the Rev. Henry Thursby Pelham.  The Rev. Henry Thursby Pelham is lord of the manor and principal landowner.  The soil is sand and gravel; subsoil, sand.  The area of the township is 3,664 acres, and the population in 1861 was 552; gross estimated rental, £5,908; rateable value, £5,526.
Letters arrive by messenger from Shrewsbury at 8 a.m.; dispatched at 5 p.m.

Dawes Capt. Edward A., Harnage house
Pelham Rev. Augustus Thursby, M.A., The Rectory
Pelham Rev. Henry Thursby, Cound hall
Wingfield Capt. Arthur, Cound villa
Alsop George, farmer, Highlands
Baker William, shopkeeper, Cound moor
Careless Richard, tailor, Stank
Farmer John C., farmer, Leasowes
Frank Thomas, farmer and miller, Cound arbour
Granger Edward, farmer, Moorton
Griffiths Harriett, shopkeeper, Harnage
Hall John, Lodge Inn and farmer
Hill Charles, farmer, Upper Cound
Horton Thos., farmer, Harnage grange
Instone Henry, farmer, Upper Cound
Linell Mary Ann, farmer, Lower Cound
Medlicott Edward, farmer, Harnage grange
Millichope William, farmer, Harnage
Newton John, farmer, Golding hall
Owen Thomas, wheelwright, Harnage
Price John, farmer, Upper Cound
Price Joseph, carpenter
Roberts Humphrey, blacksmith, Venus bank
Smith Henry, farmer, Harnage
Woodcock Daniel, farmer, Mosterley
Woodcock Richard, farmer, Harnage

Source: Edward Cassey & Co.’s, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Shropshire 1871

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Atcham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Condover
  • Poor Law Union: Atcham
  • Hundred: Condover
  • Province: Canterbury