Posenhall, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Extra-parochial
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: see surrounding parishes
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: see surrounding parishes

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Willey
  • Benthall
  • Barrow

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

POSENHALL, an extra-parochial tract in Madeley district, Salop; 1 mile W S W of Broseley. Acres, 80. Pop., 22. Houses, 5.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Posnall or Posenhall. An extraparochial place in the franchise of Wenlock. 2 houses, 14 inhabitants.
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

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


Barrow (inc. Caughley, Shirlett, The Marsh, Swinney, Arlscot and Posenhall) – Cassey Directory of Shropshire 1871


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Madeley
Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Diocese: Not Applicable
Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
Poor Law Union: Madeley
Hundred: Much Wenlock Borough
Province: Canterbury