Frodesley, Shropshire History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mark

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1547
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1632

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Frodesley

  • Longnor
  • Acton Burnell
  • Condover
  • Pitchford
  • Cardington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FRODESLEY, a parish in Atcham district, Salop; on Watling-street, 2½ miles E of Dorrington r. station, and 7 NNE of Church-Stretton. It has a post office under Shrewsbury. Acres, 2,212. Real property, £2,122. Pop., 256. Houses, 48. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £370. Patron, the Rev. T. Gleadowe. The church is good.

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

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Frodesley or Fordesley. A parish in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. One of the hills in the eastern line of the plain of Shropshire. 26 houses, 179 inhabitants. Frodesley is the residence of Sir Henry Cholmondeley Edwards, bart. 7 miles south 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

Frodesley Parish Registers 1547-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. IV (1903)

Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society

General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore; 1907- W.G.D. Fletcher

Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society

Frodesley Parish Registers 1547-1812 -

Poll Books

Frodesley, Poll Book 1865


Frodesley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


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