Neenton, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1637

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Cleobury North
  • Chetton
  • Ditton Priors
  • Stottesdon
  • Aston Botterell

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

NEENTON, a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; on the river Rea, 6 ½ miles SW of Bridgnorth r. station. Post-town, Bridgnorth. Acres, 1,140. Real property, not separately returned. Pop., 110. Houses, 27. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to H. Lyster, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £190. Patron, Lady Charles Lyster. The church is ancient but good, and has a bell-turret.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Neenton Parish Registers 1558 to 1812 -

Poll Books

Poll Book 1865, Neenton 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

Neenton, Parish of

681 Bache Henry

682 Benwell John Frederick, The Rev.

683 Beetlestone William

684 Colebatch George

685 Corser William

686 Evans Henry

687 Good Thomas


Vision of Britain historical maps


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