Glazeley and Deuxhill, Shropshire Family History Guide

Glazeley and Deuxhill is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Deuxhill.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1634

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Glazeley and Deuxhill

Historical Descriptions

Deuxhill

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Deuxhill, a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; on an affluent of the Severn, 3 ¾ miles W of Hampton-Loade r. station, and 4 ½ SSW of Bridgnorth. Post-town, Glazeley, under Bridgnorth. Acres, 487. Real property, £460. Pop., 43. Houses, 8. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Chetton, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is tolerable.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72]

Deuxhill and Glazeley Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Deuxhill and Glazeley. A parish in the franchise of Wenlock, a rectory discharged, consolidated with Chetton, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. Deuxhill contains 9 houses, 49 inhabitants. Deuxhill is 4 miles south-west by south, - Glazeley 3 ½ miles south of Bridgnorth. See Glazeley and Chetton.
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

Glazeley

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Glazeley. A parish in the Chelmarsh division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop, consolidated with Deuxhill, Chetton, and Loughton. 7 houses, 46 inhabitants. 3 ½ miles south of Bridgnorth.
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

Deuxhill and Glazeley Parish Registers 1660-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. V (1909)
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

Deuxhill and Glazeley Parish Registers 1660-1812 - Archive.org

Poll Books

Deuxhill, Poll Book 1865

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of July 1865 between Col. The Hon. P. E. Herbert, Sir Baldwin Leighton, Bart., and R. Jasper More, Esq.

Poll Book of the Election, July 1865 for the Southern Division of Shropshire.

Bridgnorth Polling District

Deuxhill, Parish of

614 Birkin Charles

615 Hepenstall Robert Henry

616 Hepenstall Thomas Sambrook

Glazeley, Poll Book 1865

Below are the names of those that voted in the election of July 1865 between Col. The Hon. P. E. Herbert, Sir Baldwin Leighton, Bart., and R. Jasper More, Esq.

Poll Book of the Election, July 1865 for the Southern Division of Shropshire.

Bridgnorth Polling District

Glazeley, Parish of

624 Browne Thomas Whitmore Wylde

Directories

Glazeley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Glazeley is a small village and parish, 3 ½ miles from Bridgnorth, in the Southern division of the county, Chelmarsh division of Stottesden hundred, Bridgnorth union, and diocese of Hereford; it is situated on the road from Bridgnorth to Cleobury Mortimer.  The church is an old rubble stone building, in good repair.  The living is a rectory, united with Chetton Deuxhill and the chapelry of Loughton, annual value £86, with residence and 3 ½ acres of glebe land, in the gift of Thomas Whitmore Wylde Browne, Esq., J.P.  Thomas Whitmore Wylde Browne, Esq., D.L., is lord of the manor and principal landowner.  The soil is clayey; the subsoil is similar.  The area is 636 acres, and the rateable value, £706.
Letters are received by foot post through Bridgnorth.

Brown Thomas Whitmore Wylde, esq. D.L. Woodlands hall
Paine Rev. Jesse, M.A.
Gwilt John, cowkeeper
Wilson James Wilkes, farmer

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

Administration

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