Greet Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824


Greet. A parish in the hundred of Overs, a rectory, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Burford, and archdeaconry of Salop. 14 houses, 72 inhabitants. 5 miles south-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.

Greete Shropshire Parish Registers 1663-1812


Last updated on July 19th, 2017

Greete Shropshire Parish Registers 1663-1812

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

Greet Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871

Greet is a parish and village, 6 miles from Ludlow, and 2 from Tenbury, in the Southern division of the county, Overs hundred, Tenbury union and county court district of Hereford; it is situated near the Ledwich and Teme rivers and Leominster canal.  The church is an old building in the Early English style, and was repaired in 1855.  The living is a rectory, yearly value £100, with residence and 38 acres of glebe land, in the gift of T. H. Hope-Edwardes, Esq.  T. H. Hope-Edwardes, Esq., lord of the manor, and P. P. Williams, Esq., are chief landowners.  The soil is a stiff clay; the subsoil is clay.  The area is 1,040 acres, and the population in 1861 was 129; gross estimated rental, £1,382; rateable value, £1,261.

Letters are received through Tenbury.

Hop-Edwardes Rev. St. Leger, Rectory

Corfield Thomas, farmer

Hardwick John, wheelwright

Mason Richard, farmer

Rawlings John, farmer, Stoke farm

Rawlings Richd. farmer, Rockhill farm

Smith William, farmer

Whiteman Richard, farmer

Williams Thomas, blacksmith

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