Rodington, Shropshire Family History Guide

Rodington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Other places in the parish include: Sugden.
Alternative names: Roddinton
Parish church: St. George
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1631

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Upton Magna
  • Withington
  • Wrockwardine
  • Ercall Magna or High Ercall
  • Wellington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RODINGTON, a township and a parish in Wellington district, Salop. The township lies on the river Roden and the Shrewsbury canal, 2 miles N of Walcott r. station, and 4¾ WNW of Wellington: and has a post-office under Shrewsbury. The parish contains also the township of Sugden; and comprises 1,615 acres. Real property, £2,831. Pop., 481. Houses, 106. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £270. Patron, the Lord Chancellor The church is modern. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £18.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Rodington. A parish in the Wellington division of the hundred of Bradford, South, a rectory discharged, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 6 miles north-east by east of Shrewsbury. 88 houses, 445 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

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Parish Register Transcriptions

Rodington Marriages 1813 to 1824
Rodington Marriages 1825 to 1837
Rodington Register of Burials From 1813 to 1837


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Wellington (Shropshire)
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Wellington
Poor Law Union: Wellington
Hundred: South Bradford
Province: Canterbury