Myndtown is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Alternative names: Mindtown
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1813
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1608
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
MINDTOWN, a parish in Clun district, Salop; under the Long Mynd, 3½ miles W of Marsh-Brook r. station, and 4½ E by N of Bishops-Castle. Post town, Bishops Castle, Shropshire. Acres, 908. Real property, £730. Pop., 48. Houses, 7. The manor belongs to W. Plowden, Esq. An old seat of the Mynde family was here, and is now a farm-house. Traces of copper ore exist. There is a saline spa, much frequented. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £135. Patron, the Earl of Powis. The church is ancient.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Poll Book 1865, Mindtown 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.
Bishop’s Castle Polling District
Mindtown, Parish of
307 Harris Jeremiah
308 Harris John
309 Shuker Phillip
310 Warren Robert Edward (Clerk)
311 Ward Thomas
- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Clun
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Hereford
- Rural Deanery: Clun
- Poor Law Union: Clun
- Hundred: Purslow
- Province: Canterbury