Haughton Demesne, Shropshire Family History Guide

Haughton Demesne is an extra-parochial place. Search surrounding parishes for records and information.
Alternative names: Haughmond, Haughmond Demesne
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Adjacent Parishes

  • Shrewsbury St Mary
  • Astley
  • Upton Magna
  • High Ercall
  • Uffington
  • Shawbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAUGHMOND, or Hagmond, an extra-parochial tract in Atcham district, Salop; 4½ miles E of Shrewsbury. Pop., 141. Houses, 27. An Augustinian abbey was founded here, in 1100, by William Fitzalan; had revenues, at the dissolution, valued at £260; and was then given to Edmnnd Lytellton. Ruins of it, comprising a church door, the chapter house, and parts of the refectory and the abbot's house, still exist; and some of them show transition Norman character. Clark, the antiquary, was a native.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Atcham
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Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Atcham
Hundred: Albrighton Division
Province: Canterbury