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

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

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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

Transcriptions

Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1800 to 1812

1800
Jan. 10. Mary Oliver, bur.
Jan. 22. Richard Williams, bur.
Feb. 14. Richard Everall, Dayhouse, bur.
Apr. 18. Richard Everall, Walk Mills, bur.
Nov. 16. John, s. of Richd. & Mary Bright, bap.
Dec. 2. Margaret Meacham, bur.
Dec. 24. John, Norry, a vagrant, bur.

1801
Jan. 12. John Rogers, Dyer, bur.
Feb. 23. Mary, d. of John & Anne Dicken, bap.
Apr. 2. Mary Wigley, bur.
June 14. Harriet, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
July 3. Ann Wigley, bur.
July 4. Elizabeth Floyd, bur.
July 24. John Jones, bur.
Aug. 5. John Dicken, bur.
Copy’d thus far for the Visn. in 1801, L.W.
Sep. 6. Richard, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Williams, bap.
Oct. 12. Ann Luther, bur.
Oct. 16. William Everall, many years Clarke of the Parish, bur.
Oct. 18. George, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Painter, bap.
1802
Feb. 11. Francis, s. of Joseph & Martha Brown, bap.
Mar. 10. Elizabeth, d. of James & Elizth. Hartshorn, bap.
May 4. Richard Williams, infant, bur.
May 25. Elizabeth Williams, bur.
June 2. Joseph Plymley, of Longnor, Esqre., aged 86, bur.
June 15. Thomas Hoggins, Shoemaker, bur.
Oct. 15. Thomas, s. of Thomas & Mary Pryse, bap.
Nov. 14. Thomas, s. of Willm. & Rebecca Dodd, bap.
1803
Feb. 23. Priscylla, d. of John & Ann Hoggins, of Micklewood, bap.
Apr. 11. Mary, d. of Richd. & Elizth. Painter, bap.
Apr. 25. Sarah, d. of John & Ann Dicken, bap.
June 3. Richard Baker, bur.
June 24. Ann, d. of Richd. & Elizth. Williams, bap.
June 27. Jane Price, bur.
July 31. Mary Everall, bur.
Aug. 14. Thomas, s. of John & Sarah Coles, bap.
Oct. 15. Henry Wood, aged 83, bur.
Oct. 30. Mary Ann, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Dec. 4. Mariah Heighway, infant, bur.
1804
Jan. 9. Richard Collins Heighway, infant, bur.
Jan. 22. Jane, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Glover, bap.
Apr. 15. Ann, d. of Joseph & Martha Brown, bap.
May 24. Samuel, d. [sic] of Joseph and Ann Grainger, bap.
July 8. Ann, d. of Thos. & Martha Davies, bap.
July 9. Sarah Cund, bur.
Sep. 8. Cornelius Wittaker, bur.
Oct. 31. Robert Corbett, of Longnor Park, Esqre., aged 75, bur.
Ann, his first wife was about 14 years ago interred at Longnor, by his orders her remains were this day removed from thence and deposited in the same grave with his own, in the Chancel of Leebotwood.
Nov. 11. Samuel, s. of Saml. & Mary Everall, bap.
Nov. 18. Mr. Corbett’s legacy of Ten Pounds was distributed to the Poor, and Poor House-holders of this Parish by Lewis Williams, Minister, & Saml. Heighway, Ch. Warden.
1805
Feb. 10. Thomas, s. of Richd. & Mary Postone, bap.
Feb. 14. Thomas, s. of John & Ann Hoggins, bap.
Mar. 1. William, s. of Wm. & Rebecca Dod, bap.
Apr. 7. Elizabeth, d. of Richd. & Eliz. Painter, bap.
Apr. 11. William, s. of Hannah Pritchard, bap.
Copy’d thus far for the Visn. In 1805. L.W.
Oct. 3. Richard Williams, bur.
Oct. 6. Martha Halford, infant, bur.
Dec. 3. Mary Coxhall, bur.
1806
Jan. 26. Mary, d. of John & Sarah Coles, bap.
Jan. 26. William, s. of Thos. & Mary Pryse, bap.
Feb. 23. Edward Pryese [sic], bur.
Feb. 23. Samuel, s. of Saml. & Martha Holford, bap.
Apr. 8. Jane, d. of John & Ann Dicken, bap.
Apr. 27. Mary Hughes, bur.
May 4. Hannah, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
June 6. Thomas, s. of Richd. & Susanna Poole, bap.
June 6. William, s. of Benjamin & Ann Pountney, of Broseley, bap.
July 13. John, s. of Martha Kenrick, bap.
July 22. Robert, s. of Willm. & Eliz. Glover, bap.
Oct. 23. Sarah, d. of Rowland & Sarah Hodges, bur.
Dec. 1. Henry, s. of John & Ann Hoggins, bap.
1807
Feb. 1. James, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Painter, bap.
Feb. 8. Richard, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Williams, bap.
Feb. 8. Sarah, d. of John & Jane Evans, bap.
Mar. 20. Jane, second d. of the Revd. Mr. Archdeacon Corbett, aged 19, bur.
Mar. 27. Edward, s. of Hannah Pritchard, bap.
May 3. Richard, s. of Morris & Ann Richards, bap.
June 14. Thomas, s. of Jacob & Margt. France, bap.
Aug. 9. Samuel, s. of John & Eliz. Smith, bap.
Aug. 10. Mary, d. of Wm. & Rebecca Dodd, bap.
Sep. 20. Ann, d. of Wm. & Jane Clee, bur.
Oct. 20. John Tynesley, bur.
Dec. 27. Sarah, d. of Edwd. & Sarah Seabury, bap.
1808
Jan. 21. John, s. of John & Ann Dicken, bap.
Mar. 13. William, s. of Thos. & Mary Rowley, bap.
Mar. 29. Jemima, d. of Timothy & Mary Clarkson, bap.
Mar. 29. Elizabeth Hartshorn, bur.
Apr. 15. Sarah, base d. of Ann Kinsey, bap.
Apr. 22. Henry Tyler, bur.
May 22. Timothy (misentered for Thomas. R.W.) s. of Abraham & Margt. Hughes, of the parish of Cardington, bap.
May 29. Eleanor, d. of Thos. & Anne Roberts, bap.
June 30. Sarah Seabury, bur.
Sep. 4. Anne, d. of John & Eliz. Matthews, bap.
Sep. 13. Elizth., d. of Wm. & Eliz. Matthews, bap.
Sep. 25. Margaret Brown, bur.
1809
Jan. 23. Hannah, d. of Richd. & Susannah Pool (born July 30, 1808), bap.
Feb. 19. Thomas, s. of Joseph & Martha Brown, bap.
Mar. 12. Peter, s. of Wm. & Jane Clee, bap.
Mar. 12. Anne, d. of John & Jane Hancocks, bap.
Mar. 12. Timothy, s. of John & Mary Smith, bap.
Apr. 15. Sarah Sophia Jane, d. of John & Anne Higgins, bap.
Apr. 16. Maria, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Apr. 28. William Leeke, bur.
Apr. 30. Rebecca, d. of Richard & Elizth. Painter, bap.
July 2. William, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Williams, bap.
July 30. Catharina, d. of John & Hannah Everall (born Aug. 23, 1808, at the day house Cardington), chris.
Aug. 20. Sarah, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hartshorn, bap.
Sep. 10. Jane, d. of Edwd. & Sarah Seabury, bap.
Oct. 22. Sarah, base d. of Sarah Griffiths, bap.
Oct. 22. William, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Bright, bap.
Nov. 24. Helen, d. of John & Ann Dickins, bap.
Dec. 31. Margaret Williams, bur.
1810
Feb. 4. John s. of Jacob & Margt. France, bap.
Feb. 25. Sarah Griffithes, bur.
Mar. 11. John Lloyd, s. of Richard Lloyd Burgwin & Mary his w., bap.
Mar. 18. Anne, d. of Timothy & Mary Clarkson, bap.
May 27. Sarah, base d. of Jane Jones, bap.
June 10. John, s. of John & Eliz. Matthews, bap.
June 17. John Williams, bur.
July 1. Rebecca, d. of Willm. & Rebecca Dodd, bap.
Sep. 21. John Luther, aged 85, bur.
Copied thus far for the Visn. In 1810. Richd. Wilding, Minister.
Oct. 23. Elizabeth Thomas, of Longnor, bur.
Dec. 23. Isaac Hughes, bur.
1811
Jan. 20. Mary Anne, d. of John & Anne Hoggins, bap.
Jan. 31. Rebecca, d. of Wm. & Rebecca Dodd, bur.
July 14, Maria, w. of Richard Rogers, of Longnor, bur.
Sep. 3. Hannah Francis, bur.
Sep. 8. Martha, d. of Saml. & Martha Hawford, bap.
Sep. 17. Ann Hancox, bur.
Oct. 6. Mary Hartshorn, bap.
Oct. 13. Charles Ancock, bap.
Oct. 21. Sarah, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Oct. 21. Thomas Hotchkis, bur.
Oct. 21. Charles Hancox, bur.
Oct. 27. Eleanor, d. of Thos. & Anne Diggory, bap.
Nov. 12. Mary Rogers, bur.
Dec. 22. Maria, d. of Edwd. & Sarah Seabury, bap.
1812
Jan. 9. Matty, w. of Revd. Archdeacon Corbett, bur.
Jan. 12. Elizabeth, d. of John & Eliz. Matthews, bap.
Jan. 26. John, base s. of Eliz. Griffiths, bap.
Feb. 9. Sarah, d. of Richd. & Mary Burgwin, bap.
Mar. 1. Sarah, d. of Timothy & Mary Clarkson, bap.
May 10. Sophia, d. of Wm. & Rebecca Dodd, bap.
May 12. Elizabeth Price, bur.
June 7. Sarah, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Glover, bap.
Aug. 2. Martha Hawford, bur.
Aug. 25. Jane Hawford, from Longnor, bur.
Sep. 20. Hannah Everall, from the p. of Cardington, bur.
Nov. 1. James, ill. s. of Anne Wigley, bap.
Nov. 4. Sarah, d. of Thos. Price, of Wall, bur.
Nov. 6. Anne Everall, bur.
Nov. 8. Job, s. of Abraham & Margt. Hughes, bap.

Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1795 to 1799

1795
Jan. 4. Elizabeth, d. of Edwd. & Mary Hancox, bap.
Feb. 10. Richard Jones, bur.
Feb. 18. William & Elizth. Hancox, bur.
May 8. Richard Davies, bur.
May 16. Thomas Armstrong, bur.
May 17. Seth, s. of James & Eliz. Hartshorn, bur.
June 15. Maria, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
June 28. Samuel, s. of Sarah Wigley, bap.
Sep. 30. Mary Collins, bur.
Nov. 28. William, s. of Jacob & Margt. France, bap.
Dec. 19. Samuel Wigley, infant, bur.
Lewis Williams, Minister.

1796
Mar. 20. Sarah Ann, d. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Apr. 17. John, s. of Thos. & Marye Pryse, bap.
May 12. Peter Nicholls, gardener at Longnor, and native of Scotland, bur.
June 24. Robert, s. of Martha Tomlins, bap.
Aug. 7. Martha, d. of Thos. & Mary Price, bap.
Aug. 22. William, s. of Saml. & Mary Everall, bap.
Sept. 27. John, s. of John & Ann Dicken, bap.
Oct. 4. Eleanor Watters, bur.
Oct. 30. Abigail, d. of John & Sarah Jourdan, bap.
1797
Feb. 13. Sarah Hammonds, bur.
Feb. 14. William Rogers, bur.
Feb. 26. Sarah, d. of Thos. & Mary Roberts, bap.
Mar. 21. William, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Painter, bap.
Mar. 26. Samuel, s. of Wm. & Eliz. Hancox, bap.
Copy’d thus far for the Visn. In 1797, L.W.
July 29. Eliza, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
Aug. 13. Hanah, d. of Ann Hodges, bap.
Aug. 17. Jane Lee, bur.
Aug. 18. Martha Hughes, bur.
Oct. 20. Samuel, s. of James & Eliz. Hartshorn, bap.
1798
Feb. 1. Mary Rogers, bur.
Mar. 20. William, s. of John & Sarah Jourdan, bap.
Apr. 7. Thomas, s. of Mary Tomlins, in Longnor Chapel, bap.
May 29. John, s. of Edwd. & Mary Ann Shuker, bap.
June 29. Thomas Hartshorn, bur.
July 9. Ann, d. of John & Ann Dicken, bap.
July 22. Mary Blakeway, bur.
Sep. 9. William Jordan, bur.
Sep. 30. Sarah France, infant, bur.
Oct. 1. Joseph, s. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Oct. 13. Elizabeth Williams, bur.
Oct. 16. William Williams, bur.
Nov. 1. John Yeates, bur.
Nov. 5. Harriet, d. of Saml. & Mary Everall, bap.
Nov. 25. Mary, d. of John & Hannah Davies, bap.
1799
Feb. 9. Mary, d. of Richd. & Eliz. Williams, bap.
Mar. 3. Thomas, s. of Richd. & Mary Bright, bap.
Apr. 28. Thomas Rogers, bur.
June 2. Mary Withington, bur.
Aug. 20. Margaret Williams, bur.
Oct. 27. Maria, d. of Thos. & Mary Pryse, bap.

Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1790 to 1794

1790
Jan. 26. Martha, w. of Cornelius Whittaker, of Longnor, bur.
June 8. Edward, s. of the Revd. Wm. Crosse Curtiss, bur.
July 11. Mary, d. of Richd. & Eliz. Davies, bap.
Aug. 25. Elizabeth Davies, bur.
Sep. 7. Thomas Price, s. of Thos. & Mary Roberts, bap.
Dec. 3. Jane, w. of John Williams, bur.

1791
Jan. 11. Ann, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
Apr. 7. Susannah Langford, of Stretton p. aged 71, bur.
June 12. Richard, s. of Thos. & Jane Vaughan, bap.
Aug. 19. Richard Flint, Esqr., of Longnor, aged 71, bur.
Aug. 20. John Hammonds, of Longnor, aged 68, bur.
Sep. 18. Joseph, s. of John & Ann Wigley, bap.
Oct. 9. Abigail, d. of Thomas & Mary Price, bap.
Nov. 18. John Jones, an infant, bur.
1792
Jan. 5. Ann, d. of Ann Jones, bap.
Jan. 5. John Baker, bur.
Mar. 15. Sarah, d. of Richd. & Mary Wigley, bap.
June 4. Elizabeth Jennins, bur.
June 15. Richard Hickman, bur.
June 19. Martha Perry, infant, bur.
Aug. 31. Ann Jones, infant, a pauper, bur.
Copy’d thus far for the visn. In 1792.
Lewis Williams, Minister.
Oct. 14. Thomas, s. of James & Eliz. Hartshorn, bap.
Nov. 25. Francis, s. of Sarah Mapp, bap.
Nov. 28. Edward Allford, a pauper, bur.
Dec. 4. Elizabeth Cund, bur.
Dec. 13. John Davies, a pauper, bur.
1793
Apr. 14. Sampson, s. of Edwd. & Margt. Hughes, bap.
Apr. 23. Ann Curtis, infant, bur.
Apr. 25. Sophia, d. of Thos. & Mary Roberts, bap.
June 6. Thomas Jenkins, a pauper, bur.
July 3. Mrs. Plymley, w. of Joseph Plymley, Esqre., of the Lythe, bur.
July 4. Letitia, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
Aug. 11. Sarah, d. of Edwd. & Margt. Hancock, bap.
Nov. 3. James, s. of Isaac & Hannah France, bap.
Dec. 28. John Bishop, bur.
1794
Jan. 8. Francis Everall, bur.
Jan. 12. Sarah, d. of Martha Lloyd, by Dickin, bap.
Apr. 18. William France, bur.
May 18. William, s. of Richd. & Mary Wigley, bap.
May 18. Anne, d. of Richd. & Eleanor Baker, bap.
June 29. Elizabeth Flemming, bur.
July 13. William, s. of John & Ann Wigley, bap.
July 20. Jane, d. of Thos. & Mary Price, bap.
Sep. 7. Mary, d. of Francis & Eliz. Andrews, bap.
Sep. 21. Jane, d. of Thos. & Mary Price [already entered under July 20], bap.
Oct. 31. Ann Luther, bur.
Nov. 11. Adah Everall, bur.
Nov. 17. Sarah Hancox, bur.
Nov. 30. Job Thomas. Gardener, bur.
Dec. 13. Rebecca Everall, bur.
Dec. 24. Edward Williams, bur.

Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1785 to 1789

1785
Mar. 29. Mary, d. of James & Eliz. Hartshorn, bap.
Apr. 25. John Everal, farmer, of Leebotwood, bur.
May 19. Mary, d. of Saml. & Susanah Heighway, bap.
May 22. John, s. of John & Ann Wigley, bap.
Aug. 7. Thomas, s. of Thos. & Eliz. Luther, bap.
Pd. tax thus far.
Oct. 29. Mrs. D’Ambonger, widow of D’Ambonger, M.D., aged 92, bur.
Oct. 30. Jane Jones, of Hurhood Lane, aged 79, bur.

1786
Feb. 21. Richard Tomlins, bur.
Feb. 24. Thomas Edwards, of Longnor, aged 95, bur.
Feb. 26. Maria, ill. d. of Mary Harris, bap.
Apr. 9. Hannah, d. of Richd. & Elizt. Davies, bap.
Apr. 27. John Peele, inf. s. of Henry Peele, Esq., of Ruyton, bur.
May 3. Henry Peach, Esqr., aged 20. He died at the Revd. John Witts’s at Lydley Hays in this neighbourhood, bur.
May 14. John, s. of Richd. & Eleanor Baker, [blank]
May 21. Martha, d. of Joseph & Ann Price, bap.
June 14. Edward Kite, gamekeeper at Longnor, bur.
Aug. 22. William Evely, s. of Anne Hotchkiss, by Evely, of Botvyle, bap.
Nov. 19. Thomas, s. of Charles & Mary Burgess, bap.
1787
Jan. 28. Edward, s. of Saml. & Susannah Heighway, bap.
Jan. 28. Maria, ill. d. of Eliz. Fletcher, by the reputed father Watki, bap.
Feb. 14. Alice Walton, of Longnor, widow, aged 88, bur.
Feb. 18. William Rider, from Longnor, a parishioner of Leighton, Montgomerysh, aged 86, bur.
Mar. 19. Edward Jones, pauper of this p., bur.
June 7. Thomas Luther of Mallender Lane in this p., bur.
Copy’d thus far for the Visn. held June 26, 1787.
Lewis Williams, Minister [he signs till 1808]
Aug. 19. Mary, d. of John & Anne Wigley, bap.
Aug. 27. Sarah, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammonds, bap.
Nov. 3. Eliz., w. of John Bishop, aged 54, bur.
Dec. 7. Jane Josepha, w. of Revd. Joseph Plymley of Longnor, bur.
1788
Jan. 22. Edward Dickins, bur.
Feb. 10. Elizabeth Baker, bur.
Feb. 26. Mary Jones, bur.
May 11. Martha, d. of James & Eliz. Hartshorn, bap.
Sep. 7. Anne Brown, of Longnor, bur.
Oct. 12. Mary, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Luther, bap.
Nov. 2. Thomas, s. of Joseph & Ann Price, bap.
Dec. 18. Thomas Howell, bur.
1789
Jan. 20. Richard Lloyd, Esq., of Abervechan in Montgomerysh., who d. at Micklewood in this p., bur.
Mar. 18. Samuel, s. of Wm. & Eliz. Hamonds, bap.
Mar. 20. Mary, d. of Thos. & Mary Price, bap.
Apr. 9. Thomas Dicken, bur.
June 1. Jane, d. of Richd. & Sarah Jones, bap.
June 2. John, s. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
June 28. Anne, d. of John & Anne Wigley, bap.
July 5. Eliz., d. of Richd. & Eleanor Baker, bap.
July 8. William Jones, bur.
Oct. 21. Richard, s. of Richd. & Mary Wigley, bap.

Leebotwood Baptisms and Burials 1780 to 1784

1780
Jan. 4. Elizabeth, w. of William Holmes of Bishop’s Castle, bur.
Jan. 12. Ann, d. of Thomas & Mary Howels, bap.
Jan. 23. Job, base ch. of Martha Hughes, bap.
Mar. 5. Sarah, d. of Richd. & Eliz. Davies, bap.
The entries for the next four years are in many different handwritings.
June 29. Charlotte, base ch. of Jane Morris, bap.
Nov. 12. Margaret, w. of [blank] Williams, bur.
Dec. 17. Mary, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammond, bap.

1781
Jan. 1. Mary, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammond, [bur.?]
Feb. 19. Charlotte, base ch. of Jane Maurice, [blank]
Apr. 8. Anne, base ch. of Hannah Hotchkis, [blank]
June 10. Sarah, d. of Joseph & Anne Preece, [blank]
Aug. 5. Hanah [d.] of Richd. & Mary Everall, bap.
Aug. 21. John Watters, bur.
Sep. 11. Abigail Partrige, bur.
Sep. 17. Fran(c)es Curtis, bur.
Sep. 23. Thomas, [s.] of Thomas & Sarah Breess, bap.
Oct. 7. Anne, d. of Thos. & Sarah Jones, bap.
Dec. 24. Martha, w. of John Bishop, bur.
1782
Jan. 12. Elizabeth, w. of Edwd. Kite, bur.
Jan. 31. Mary, d. of Joseph & Mary Wycherly of Longnor, bur.
Feb. 7. Thomas Hughes, late of Church Stretton, farrier. He was found dead near to Micklewood, in the turnpike road leading to Salop; after lying nearly two days in Longnor Chapell the Inquest sat and the Verdict was Death by a Fit, [?no] person or persons being accessory thereto.
Feb. 24. John, s. of Samuel & Susanah Heighway, bap.
Mar. 4. William, s. of Thos. Luther, junr., & Eliz. his w., bap.
Mar. 26. Mary, d. of Francis & Anne Brown, bur.
Apr. 4. Richard Wharton of Longnor, bur.
Apr. 22. Anne Brown, bur.
May 5. Thomas, s. of John & Anne Pitt, bap.
Aug. 9. Robert, s. of Robert More, Esqr., of Micklewood & Eliz. his w., bap.
1783
Jan. 12. Mary Parker, widow, bur.
Apr. 27. John, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Davis, bap.
Copyd this far – and here the tax commences.
1784
Jan. 19. Edward, base ch. of Elizabeth Gallery, bap.
Feb. 10. Francis Brown, of this p., bur.
Feb. 11. William, s. of Richd. Everall, of the Day house in the p. of Cardington (at Leebotwood), bur.
Feb. 25. Jane Williams, of the p. of Church Preine, bur.
N.B. – Mar. 7. 1784, The Revd. David Rice, Curate of Leebotwood, died, and was succeded by the Rev. Lewis Williams.
Apr. 9. Edward, s. of Joseph & Ann Price, bap.
Here handwriting changes.
Apr. 20. William Phipps of this p., bur.
May 9. Elizabeth, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammonds, bap.
July 11. Richard, s. of Charles & Mary Burgess (b. June 24), bap.
Oct. 30. Hannah, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
Nov. 16. Pauton, s. of Revd. Joseph & Jane Josepha Plymley, bur.
Pd. tax thus far.

Leebotwood Marriages 1800 to 1812

1800
Jan. 13. Samuel Taylor, St. Mary’s, Shrewsbury, & Elizth. Roberts, L., by L. Williams, before Thos. Roberts & Mary Roberts, lic., mar.
Mar. 10. William Hodges, St. German’s, Cornwall, & Sarah Harris, L., by L. Williams, before Ann Rodgers & Wm. Harrison, lic., mar.
1801
Nov. 30. William Dodd, Smethcote, & Rebecca Everall, L., by L. Williams, before Mary Everall & Richd. Newell, lic., mar.

1802
Jan. 20. William Glover, Smethcote, & Elizth. Harris, L., by L. Williams, before Thos. Glover & Mary Beaumont, lic., mar.
1803
[No Marriages listed.]
1804
Apr. 23. Richard Blainy, L., & Ann Hodges, L., by L. Williams, before Edwd. Davies & Saml. Everall, mar.
1805
[No Marriages listed.]
1806
Oct. 27. John Everall, Cardington, & Hannah Everall, L., by L. Williams, before Ann Everall & John Wigley, lic., mar.
1807
[blank]. Thomas Stanley & Hannah Lavender, Banns Jan. 11, 18 & 25. [Marriage not entered.]
1808
Feb. 1. John Matthews, L., & Elizth. Baker, L., by Thos. Bernard Coleman, off. min., before John Baker & Mary Oliver, mar.
June 13. William Hartshorn, L., & Elizth. Cooper, L., by Richard Wilding, Curate, before John Wigley & Mary Hartshorn, mar.
June 13. John smith, L., & Mary Price, L., by R. Wilding, before John Wigley & Mary Hartshorn, mar.
1809
[Date not recorded] Richard Bright, L., & Elizth. Baker, L., by R. Wilding, before William Dodd & Joan Evans, mar.
1810
Nov. 20. Thomas Pitt, L., & Mary Scottock, L., by R. Wilding, before Susanah Roberts & Wm. Dodd, mar.
1811
Feb. 25. Richard Everall, Longnor, & Maria Harris, L., by R. Wilding, before Wm. Glover & Ann Everall, mar.
1812
Jan. 15. John Owens, L., & Jane Jones, L., by R. Wilding, before Thos. Owens & Sarah Hammonds, mar.
[L. stands for Leebotwood.]

Leebotwood Marriages 1775 to 1799

1775
May 11. John Rogers, Smethcote, & Mary Everall, L., by Edward Watkins, Minister, before Richd. Everall & Wm. Everall, lic., mar.
Sep. 20. Joseph Pryse, L., & Anne Luther, L., by Evan Meredith, Clk., before Joseph Dod & Wm. Everall, mar.
1776
Sep. 16. Jno. Cornett, Smethcote, & Mary Baker, L., by Will. Jones, Curate, before Hannah Russell & Wm. Everall, mar.

1778
Jan. 2. John Garbett, L., & Elizabeth Powell, L., by John Powel, Curate, before Richd. Everall & Wm. Everall, lic., mar.
May 5. Peter Clee, L., & Martha Hains, L., by J. Powel, before Thomas Hains, Martha Roberts & Wm. Everall, mar.
Nov. 5. Richard Jones, L., & Sarah Newell, Smethcote, by John Powel, before Sarah Gittins, Mary Jones & Wm. Everall, mar.
1779
Oct. 16. John Williams, L., & Jane Morris, L., by J. Powel, before Thomas Morris & Wm. Everall, mar.
Nov. 8. Richard Roberts, L., & Ann Bedows, L., by J. Powel, before William Everall & John Watters, mar.
Dec. 27. Thomas Breeze, L., & Sarah Phipps, L., by J. Powel, before Richard Davies, Mary Sherry & Wm. Everall, mar.
1780
Sep. 8. William Lee, Longnor, widowr., & Hanah Rupel, L., by J. Powel, before Martha Tilsley & Wm. Everall, lic. from J. Humphries, surrog., mar.
1781
July 8. Thos. Jones, of Church Pulverbeach, & Sarah Jones, L., by Thos. Jones, Curate, bef. Richd. Jones & Wm. Everall, mar.
1782
Mar. 17. John Bishop, L., widr., & Elizth. Rogers, Rushbury, by R. Fleming, Curate, before Thos. Price & Wm. Everall, lic., mar.
Nov. 18. Richard Williams, L., & Ann Brown, L., by Wm. Crosse Curtis, Curate, before Wm. Everall, mar.
Nov. 18. Richard Williams, L., & Ann Brown, L., by Wm. Crosse, Curate, before Wm. Everall, mar.
1786
Apr. 17. Sarjeant Hartshorn, L., & Ann Wheeler, L., by Joseph Plymley, Curate, before John Evans & Wm. Hall, mar.
1788
Aug. 23. Thomas Bright, L., & Eliz. Heale, L., by J. Plymley, before Thomas Price & Wm. Everall, mar.
Oct. 19. John Bishop, L., & Mary Rogers, L., by J. Plymley, before Wm. Everall & Mary Price, mar.
1789
Apr. 20. John Pitt, L., & Elizth. Davies, L., by J. Plymley, before John Thomas, Ann Everall & Wm. Everall, mar.
June 2. John Russell, Cardington, & Elizth. Hotchkis, L., by J. Plymley, before Wm. Everall & Eleanor Hotchkiss, lic., mar.
1791
May 10. Richard Heighway, L., & Mary Collins, Smethcot, by J. Plymley, before Richd. Collins & Sarah Cartwright, lic., from Tho. Stedman, Clk., mar.
Aug. 15. Francis Andrews, Church Stretton, & Elizth. Corfeild, L., by J. Plymley, before Wm. Everall & Elizth. Child, lic., mar.
1793
Nov. 10. Edward Rogers, Smethcot, & Anne Harris, L., by J. Plymley, before Thos. Rawlins & Sarah Harris, lic., mar.
1795
Feb. 12. Jacob France, L., & Margaret Rees, L., by Lewis Williams, Minister, before Wm. Everall & Isaack France, mar.
Dec. 11. John Dickins, L., & Ann Everall, L., by L. Williams, before Mary Everall & Wm. Everall, lic. from Sir Thomas Edwards, Clk., mar.
1796
May 29. Jon Jordan, L., & Sarah Jones, L., by J. Plymley, before Ann Price & Wm. Everall, mar.
Copy’d thus far for the Court, 1797.
1797
Aug. 7. John Prichard, L., & Ann Jones, L., by L. Williams, before John Taylor & Wm. Everall, mar.
1798
Apr. 18. Edward Shuker, L., & Mary Ann Haynes, Frodesley, by L. Williams, before Richd. Everall & Mary Everall, lic., mar.
July 22. John Coles, L., & Sarah Davies, L., by L. Williams, before Edward Coles & Wm. Everall, mar.
Aug. 8. Richard Evason, Cardington, & Elianor Hotchkiss, L., by J. Plymley, before Charles Minton & Elizth. Evason, lic., mar.
Dec. 11. William Wilks, L., & Sarah Peck, Much Wenlock, by L. Williams, before Ann Dickins & John Dickins, lic., mar.
[Note: L. stands for Leebotwood.]

Leebotwood Parish Registers 1775 to 1784

1775
Jan. 20. Thos., s. of Richd. & Margt. Williams (b. Dec.) at Longr., at my house, by Watkin (paid?), bap.
[On the third pair of pages is]
Births, Baptisms, and Burials in and from the parish of Leebottwood, since July 24, 1775, viz.: Ld. Bishop Hwrd’s, 1st visitn. Salop.
Aug. 27. Elizabeth Alltree, bur.
Sep. 20. Joseph Pryce & Anne Luther, both of Leebottwood, by Mr. Evan Meredith, Clerk, mar.
[The last marriage entered]
Sep. 24. Samuel, s. of Thos. & Mary Dickins, bap.
Nov. 10. Anne, w. of Thos. Edwards of Longnor, taylor, bur.
Nov. 19. John, s. of John & Anne Davies, xnd., chris.

1776
Jan. 7. Elizth., d. of Saml. & Eliz. Hickman (b. 6th), bap.
June 9. Ada, d. of Wm. & Anne Everall, innkeeper, bap.
Sep. 14. John Jones (al. Roughy Jack), bur.
Sep. 16. John Cornet & Mary Baker, mar.
Nov. 28. Joseph Pugh, a taylor of Ponsert Hill, bur.
[Here come in the entries on the loose scraps of paper.]
[There is also the following letter, and entries for 1777. Addressed]
The Reverd. Mr. Rice at Longnor, to be left at Mr. Low’s at the Wheat Sheaff.  Topp of the Wyle Copp, Salop, who is desired to forward it with speed.
Revd. Sir. We had the greatest difficulty in bringing home my brother, he being so ill, and now continues so, being himself unable to write the names out of his book he Desired me to do it was well as I cou’d, the Impression of his pencil being all most invisible. I coppy’d as many as I co’d. – he is very uneasy that he is unable to do it himself, he can hardly move him self in Bead and in Great payn.  I am Revd. Sir, your most humble servant.
Humphrey Jones.
Cumbychan Bach.    Nov. the 2nd, 1777
[Postmark Welshpool, endorsed Rev. W. Jones, Cumbuchan Bach].
1776
July - . Elizabeth Whiston, at Leebotwood, bur.
Sep. 30. Mary, d. of John & Mary Jones, bap.
June 30. Hannah, d. of Wm. & Sarah Glover, bap.
Oct. - . Thomas Bishop, bur.
June 24. Eliz., d. of Saml. & Eliz. Hickman, bur.
Mar. 8. Benjamin, s. of Thos. & Marry Hotshkiss, bap.
Apr. 16. Anna Maria, d. of Abraham & Ann Ancrige, bap.
May 4. Samuell, s. of Thos. & Mary Dickins [?], bap.
June 30. William, s. of Eliz. Bromley, bap.
June 7. John, s. of Wm. & Sarah Cenworthy, bap.
June - . Maria, d. of John & Mary Cornett, bap.
June 30. Hanah, d. of John & Mary Rogers, bap.
[The Register now proceeds in the Register book]
(Handwriting Changes)
1777
Nov. 11. Richard, s. of Richd. & Martha Tildsley, bap.
Nov. 23. Hannah, d. of Richd. & Margt. Vernald, bap.
Nov. 30. John, base ch. Of Wm. Phipps, d. Woolstanston p., bap.
1778
Jan. 17. Timothy, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Dodd, Church Stretton p., bap.
Jan. 18. William, s. of Saml. & Eliz. Hickman, bap.
June 11. Philip, s. of Thos. & Mary Mitton, bap.
July 26. Catherine, d. of Richd. Mary Everal, bap.
July 26. Hannah, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Preese, bap.
Nov. 23. Mary, d. of Richd. & Margt. Williams, bap.
Jan. 17. Margaret Rogers, bur.
Apr. 4. Mary Dickins, bur.
Dec. 14. Francis, s. of Francis Davies, bur.
Jan. 7. Francis Davies, bur.
1779
May 3. Mary Mapp, Ch. Stretton p., bur.
Mar. 29. Richard Everal, bur.
Copied thus far.
Nov. 6. Diana, w. of Joseph Plimley, of Longnor, gent., bur.
Dec. 5. Hannah, d. of Richd. Vernald, bur.
1780
Jan. 4. Elizabeth, w. of William Holmes of Bishop’s Castle, bur.
Jan. 12. Ann, d. of Thomas & Mary Howels, bap.
Jan. 23. Job, base ch. of Martha Hughes, bap.
Mar. 5. Sarah, d. of Richd. & Eliz. Davies, bap.
(The entries for the next four years are in many different handwritings.)
June 29. Charlotte, base ch. of Jane Morris, bap.
Nov. 12. Margaret, w. of [blank] Williams, bur.
Dec. 17. Mary, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammond, bap.
1781
Jan. 1. Mary, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammond, [bur.?]
Feb. 19. Charlotte, base ch. of Jane Maurice, [blank]
Apr. 8. Anne, base ch. of Hannah Hotchkis, [blank]
June 10. Sarah, d. of Joseph & Anne Preece, [blank]
Aug. 5. Hanah [d.] of Richd. & Mary Everall, bap.
Aug. 21. John Watters, bur.
Sep. 11. Abigail Partrige, bur.
Sep. 17. Fran(c)es Curtis, bur.
Sep. 23. Thomas, [s.] of Thomas & Sarah Breess, bap.
Oct. 7. Anne, d. of Thos. & Sarah Jones, bap.
Dec. 24. Martha, w. of John Bishop, bur.
1782
Jan. 12. Elizabeth, w. of Edwd. Kite, bur.
Jan. 31. Mary, d. of Joseph & Mary Wycherly of Longnor, bur.
Feb. 7. Thomas Hughes, late of Church Stretton, farrier.  He was found dead near to Micklewood, in the turnpike road leading to Salop; after lying near two days in Longnor Chapell the Inquest sat and the Verdict was Death by a Fit, [?no] person or persons being accessory thereto.
Feb. 24. John, s. of Samuel & Susanah Heighway, bap.
Mar. 4. William, s. of Thos. Luther, junr., & Eliz. his w., bap.
Mar. 26. Mary, d. of Francis & Anne Brown, bur.
Apr. 4. Richard Wharton of Longnor, bur.
Apr. 22. Anne Brown, bur.
May 5. Thomas, s. of John & Anne Pitt, bap.
Aug. 9. Robert, s. of Robert More, Esqr., of Micklewood & Eliz. his w., bap.
1783
Jan. 12. Mary Parker, widow, bur.
Apr. 27. John, s. of Richd. & Eliz. Davis, bap.
Copyd this far – and here the tax commences.
1784
Jan. 19. Edward, base ch. of Elizabeth Gallery, bap.
Feb. 10. Francis Brown, of this p., bur.
Feb. 11. William, s. of Richd. Everall, of the Day house in the p. of Cardington (at Leebotwood), bur.
Feb. 25. Jane Williams, of the p. of Church Preine, bur.
N.B. – Mar. 7. 1784, The Revd. David Rice, Curate of Leebotwood, died, and was succeded by the Rev. Lewis Williams.
Apr. 9. Edward, s. of Joseph & Ann Price, bap.
Here handwriting changes.
Apr. 20. William Phipps of this p., bur.
May 9. Elizabeth, d. of Wm. & Eliz. Hammonds, bap.
July 11. Richard, s. of Charles & Mary Burgess (b. June 24.), bap.
Oct. 30. Hannah, d. of Richd. & Martha Tomlins, bap.
Nov. 16. Pauton, s. of Revd. Joseph & Jane Josepha Plymley, bur.
Pd. tax thus far.

Poll Books

Leebotwood, Shropshire, 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.

Church Stretton Polling District

Leebotwood, Parish of

1266 Corfield Thomas

1267 Dickens John

1268 Everall Richard, see 1042

1269 Hand William

1270 Heighway William

1271 Marsh Thomas

1272 Preen Richard

Administration

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