Knowbury, Shropshire Family History

Knowbury is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1844 from Bitterley with Middleton Ancient Parish and Caynham Ancient Parish.

Parish church: St. Paul

Parish registers begin: 1840

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Knowbury

  • Bitterley with Middleton
  • Caynham
  • Nash
  • Hope Bagot
  • Whitton
  • Coreley

Historical Descriptions


Knowbury Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875


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