Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. John the Baptist
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1728
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
MIDDLETON-SCRIVEN, a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; 4 miles WNW of Hampton-Lode r. station, and 4½ SW of Bridgnorth. Post town, Bridgnorth. Acres, 786. Real property, £2,419. Pop., 111. Houses, 25. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £170. Patron, T. Walker, Esq. The church is good, and has several stained glass windows.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1848
Middleton-Scriven, a parish in the hund. of Stottesden, union of Bridgenorth, county of Salop; 4½ miles south-west of Bridgenorth. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford; rated at £4 6s. 8d., returned at £1 13 3s.; gross income £150. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. T. Rowley. Acres 1,170. Houses 20. A. P. £1,759. Pop., in 1801, 80; in 1831, 99. Poor rates, in 1838, £26 19s.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1848.
Shropshire Gazetteer 1824
Middleton Scriven. A parish in the Chelmarsh division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 19 houses, 86 inhabitants. 4 ½ miles south-west of Bridgnorth.
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
Middleton Scriven Registers - Mel Lockie website
Poll Book 1865, Middleton Scriven Shropshire
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.
Bridgnorth Polling District
Middleton Scriven, Parish of
653 Cureton Benjamin James
654 Cureton Thomas
655 Cureton Edward Charles
656 Giles Edward
657 Hall William
658 Jones William
659 Jukes John
660 Nicholas Richard
661 Porter Erisey John (clerk)
662 Wellings John
663 Walker Thomas
Civil Registration District: Bridgnorth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of St Asaph (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Stottesdon
Poor Law Union: Bridgnorth