Monkhopton, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Alternative names: Monk Hopton
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1698
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1638

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ditton Priors
  • Bourton
  • Acton Round
  • Aston Eyre
  • Shipton
  • Stanton Long
  • Upton Cressett

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HOPTON (Monk), a village and a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop. The village stands 4½ miles S of Much-Wenlock r. station, and 7 W by N of Bridgnorth; and has a post office under Bridgnorth. The parish comprises 2,208 acres. Real property, £1,623. Pop., 175. Houses, 33. The surface is undulating. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £56. Patron, Lord Wenlock. The church was recently rebuilt.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Monk Hopton. A parish in the franchise of Wenlock, a curacy not in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Wenlock, and archdeaconry of Salop. 34 houses, 168 inhabitants. 4 miles south of Wenlock.
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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Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1698 to 1812 - Archive.org

Parish Register Transcriptions

Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1735 to 1739
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1740 to 1744
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1745 to 1749
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1750 to 1754
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1755 to 1761
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1762 to 1774
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – Marriages 1756 to 1779
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – Marriages 1780 to 1812
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1775 to 1784
Monk Hopton Parish Registers 1785 to 1789
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – 1790 to 1794
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – 1795 to 1801
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – 1802 to 1808
Monk Hopton Parish Registers – 1808 to 1812

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Bridgnorth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Hereford
Rural Deanery: Wenlock
Poor Law Union: Bridgnorth
Hundred: Much Wenlock Borough
Province: Canterbury