Rhydycroseau, Shropshire Family History Guide

Rhydycroseau is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1844 from Llanyblodwel Ancient Parish, Oswestry Ancient Parish, Selattyn Ancient Parish, and Llansilin Ancient Parish.
Other places in the parish include: Sycatyn, Llanforda, Pentre-gaer, and Cynhinion.
Alternative names: Rhydycroesan, Rhydy Croesan
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1838
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Llansilin
  • Selattyn
  • Oswestry
  • Lledrod
  • Rhiwlas
  • Llangadwaladr
  • Cynynion

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RHYDYCROESAN, a chapelry in Llansilin, Llany-bodwell, Oswestry, and Selattyn parishes, Salop; on Offa's dyke, contiguous to Wales, 3½ miles W by N of Oswestry r. station. It was constituted in 1844; and it has a post-office under Oswestry. Pop., 328. Houses, 75. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of St. Asaph. Value, £100. Patron, the Bishop of St. Asaph. The church is good.
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 - Rhydycroseau, Shropshire
FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court - Rhydycroesan, Shropshire
FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court - Rhydycroesan, Denbighshire

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Oswestry
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of St Asaph (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: St Asaph
Rural Deanery: Llangollen
Poor Law Union: Oswestry
Hundred: Oswestry
Province: Canterbury