Farlow, Shropshire Family History Guide

Farlow is a chapelry of Stottesdon Ancient Parish in Shropshire constituted in 1854.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1813

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Farlow

  • Bitterley
  • Stottesdon
  • Silvington
  • Hopton Wafers
  • Doddington
  • Wheathill
  • Aston Botterell
  • Coreley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARLOW, a township and a chapelry in Stottesden parish, Salop. The township lies near the river Rea, 5½ miles NW by N of Cleobury-Mortimer r. station, and 8½ NNE of Tenbury. Post town, Stottesden, under Bewdley. Acres, 1, 483. Real property, £1, 098. Pop., 304. Houses, 71. The chapelry is more extensive than the township, and was constituted in 1854. Pop., 593. Houses, 132. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £130. Patron, the Duke of Cleveland. The church is Norman; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

FARLOW, a chapelry, in the parish of Stottesden, union of Cleobury-Mortimer, hundred of Wolphy, county of Hereford, 5¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Cleobury-Mortimer; containing 361 inhabitants. The chapelry consists of a long and narrow detached slip of ground, wholly surrounded by the county of Salop, to the southern division of which it is annexed for electoral purposes; it comprises 1189 acres. The chapel, which is dedicated to St. Giles, is endowed with the rectorial tithes, and has been rebuilt.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Poll Books

Farlow, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865


Farlow 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