Leebotwood, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Mary
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1548
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1632

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Leebotwood

  • Longnor
  • Church Stretton
  • Stapleton
  • Dorrington
  • Cardington
  • Smethcott
  • Woolstaston

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LEEBOTWOOD, a village and a parish in Church Stretton parish, Salop. The village stands on WatlingStreet, adjacent to the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway, 4 miles NNE of Church-Stretton; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Shrewsbury. The parish comprises 1,267 acres. Rated property, £1,759. Pop., 210. Houses, 44. The property is divided among a few. Coal and limestone are worked, and bricks and tiles are made. The living is a p. curacy, united with the p. curacy of Longnor, in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £135. Patron, Lieut. Col. Corbett. The church belonged to Haughmond abbey; is ancient but good; and has a tower.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Leebotwood. A parish in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover, a curacy, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 3 ½ miles north-east by north of Church Stretton.
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 Records

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Parish Registers

Leebotwood Parish Registers 1548-1812

Shropshire Parish registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. V (1905)
Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society
General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore
Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society
Leebotwood Parish Registers 1548-1812 - Archive.org


Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1800 to 1812
Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1795 to 1799
Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1790 to 1794
Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1785 to 1789
Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1780 to 1784
Leebotwood Marriages 1800 to 1812
Leebotwood Marriages 1775 to 1799
Leebotwood Parish Registers 1775 to 1784

Poll Books

Leebotwood, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865


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