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

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

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Rodington Marriages 1813 to 1837

Register of Marriages From 1813 to 1837
[All the parties are “of this parish” unless otherwise stated.]

1813
Feb. 2. Arthur Shingler and Mary Barnet, of par. of Upton Magna. W.: Joseph Peters, Elizabeth Cooke.
May 3. William Keay and Ann Nash. W.: William Nash, Mary Rice.
Dec. 31. John Williams and Elizabeth Hatton. W.: John Mainwaring, Ann Williams.
1815
Aug. 29. John Evans and Mary Banks. W.: Richard Ursgate, Mary Mullins.
Sep. 18. Richard Hamlington and Susannah Bright. W.: John Bullock, Elizabeth Bullock, Richard Ursgate.
1816
Nov. 7. Thomas Higgins, of par. of Middleton, co. Lancs., and Maria Passand. W.: John Higgins, Eleanor Hulse.
1817
June 5. Samuel Chilton and Sarah Hazledine. W.: Cornelius Hasldine, Ann Jarrott.
1818
Apr. 2. Richard Joy, of par. of Wellington, co. Salop, and Elizabeth Davies. W.: Jonathan Swan, Mary Rice.
May 4. Samuel Beest Hodges and Eleanor Hulse. W.: Jos. Hodgkiss, Sarah Hodges.
May 22. John Evans and Elizabeth Bullock. W.: Robert Hazledine, Jane Hughes.
1819
Feb. 2. Samuel Smith and Sarah Hodges. W.: John Smith, Jane Padock.
Feb. 28. John Phillips and Sarah Dabbs. W.: Robert Dabbs, Elizabeth Dabbs.
Sep. 29. John Adams and Elizabeth Turner. W.: Edward Ingram, Margaret Phillips.
1820
Mar. 22. William Pitchford and Elizabeth Allen, of par. of Upton Magna. W.: William Allen, Emma Elsmere, Richard Elsmere, Anne Minor, Andrew Minor.
1821
Jan. 22. Sampson Griffiths and Elizabeth Pearce. W.: John Pearce, Mary Pearce.
May 8. James Wyke and Ann Price. W.: Richard Wyke, Mary Wyke.
May 15. Thomas Pugh and Mary Pearce. W.: William Pearce, Ann Pearce.
June 21. Edward Vickars and Mary Dodd. W.: Samuel Jones, Martha Hill.
Oct. 15. Charles Bowdler and Margaret Winn. W.: John Palin, Ann Wynn.
1823
Mar. 20. George Keay, of par. of Upton Magna, and Elizabeth Dabbs. W.: William Dabbs, Phebe Dabbs.
May 22. John Sadler and Tamer Lloyd. W.: Thomas Sadler, Harriet Wooley.
July 24. Richard Pearce and Mary Dutton. W.: Richard Jones, Catherine Houldstone.
1824
[No marriages listed]

1825
Aug. 7. Thomas Roberts and Mary Deakin. W.: Hannah Crowder, William Crowder.
1826
Apr. 13. William Pearce, of par. of Righton, and Mary Bullock. W.: John Bullock, Jane Bullock.
July 24. Richard Pearce and Eleanor Habberley. W.: John Elkes, Margaret Gottan.
1827
Feb. 26. William Davies and Sarah Roberts. W.: Richard Evans, Jane Davies.
Mar. 11. Thomas Bevan and Ann Arkinstall. W.: William Smith, Mary Evans.
Apr. 16. John Beard and Hannah Chetter. W: Elizabeth Chetter, Thomas Chetta.
May 15. Charles Kilvert and Ann Swan. W: Margaret Sambrook, Joseph Swan.
Dec. 27. William Humphries and Ann Cartwright. W.: John Hughes, Catherine Houlston.
1828
Dec. 15. William Elkes and Elizabeth Sturgis. W.: Diana Evans, John Becot.
Dec. 29. Thomas Roberts and Catherine Houlston. W.: Ann Rogers, Thomas Houlston.
1829
Mar. 9. Robert Wale and Elizabeth Jones. W.: Anne Williams, Edward Rogers.
Oct. 12. William Ferrington and Ann Beddoe. W.: Edward Rogers, Maria Wood.
Nov. 2. Richard Clay, otherwise Beest [sic] and Mary Parbrook. W.: John Beest, Sarah Beest.
Nov. 22. Edward Rice and Mary Vaughan. W.: Charles Hughes, Margaret Gottom.
1830
Apr. 19. John Fleet and Mary Hodges. W.: Edward Hodges, Sarah Hodges.
Aug. 12. George Hulse and Anne Davies. W.: Mary Davies, John Bullock.
Nov. 22. Thomas Fletcher and Anne Millington. W.: Sarah Millington, Joseph Buttery.
Dec. 13. James Rice and Mary Whitfield. W: George Whitfield, Martha Rogers.
1831
June 2. William Taylor, of par. of High Ercall, and Margaret Shingler. W.: Lydia Taylor, Thomas Taylor.
Oct. 6. George Shingler and Elizabeth Hulse. W.: Lucy Price, William Icke.
1832
June 4. Francis Fletcher and Phoebe Dabbs. W.: Hannah Dabbs, Robert Dabbs.
1833
Feb. 5. John Fisher and Anne Meredith. W.: James Reece, Mary Reece.
Sep. 23. John Howels and Jane Turner. W.: George Leech, Ann Williams.
Dec. 31. James Cartwright and Mary Dunn. W.: Robert Dunn, Charlotte Dunn.
1835
Dec. 31. Joseph Smith and Elizabeth Hallmark. W.: Richard Smith, Edward Rogers.
1836
Apr. 4. William Bright and Hannah Dabbs. W.: Robert Dabbs, Edward Rogers.
1837
Feb. 28. Charles Lockley and Mary Haycock. W.: William Lockley, Francis Lockley.

Rodington Register of Burials From 1813 to 1837

All are of Rodington unless otherwise stated.
1813, Jan. 3.  Richard Basher, of Rodington Heath, aged 69.
1813, Jan. 5.  Richard Juckes, of Rodington Hall, aged 59.
1813 Jan. 24.  Sarah Hughes, of Somer Wood, aged 4
1814, Apr. 21 Ann Matthews, aged 41.
1814, May 7. Elizabeth Hulse, aged 14.
1814, May 26. John Roberts, of Somer Wood, aged 72.
1814, June 19. Mary Sambrooke, of Somer Wood, aged 36.
1814, Aug. 9. Martha Sambrooke, of Somer Wood, aged 3 months.
1814, Oct. 14. Joseph Hulse, aged 32.
1814, Dec. 4. Sarah Turner, of Rodington Heath, aged 4 months.
1815, June 23. Joseph Hodges, of Rodington Heath, aged 4.
1815, Aug. 9. Joseph Allmark, of Somer Wood, aged 2 months.
1816, Jan. 31. Richard Whiteall, aged 35.
1816, Mar. 10. Sarah Williams, aged 36.
1816, Apr. 3. Thomas Williams, aged 38.
1816, Aug. 29. Elizabeth Leech, of Mire Lake, aged 10.
1816, Sep. 15. William Swan, of Rodington Heath, aged 59.
1816, Sep. 17. Richard Hamlet, of Somer wood, aged 43.
1816, Oct. 27. Martha Whittall, aged 82.
1816, Nov. 10. Elizabeth Humphryes, of Somer Wood, aged 89.
1817, Feb. 15. William Nash, of Rodington Heath, aged 63.
1817, Mar. 5. David Davies, of Somerwood, aged 39.
1817, Mar. 26. Mary Menlove, of Isombridge, aged 69.
1817, Apr. 15. William Harper, of Roden, aged 3 months.
1817, Apr. 17. John Allmark, of Somerwood, aged 69.
1817, June 1. Elizabeth Roberts, of Somerwood, aged 80.
1816, Oct. 2. Sarah Turner, of Rodington Heath, aged 4 months.
1818, May 25. Richard Ursgate, of Rodington Heath, Parish Clerk, aged 71.
1818, June 7. Roda Turner of Rodington Heath, aged 6 months.
1818, July 1. William Ray, of Isombridge, aged 73.
1818, July 28. Samuel Swan, of Rodington Heath, aged 9.
1817, June 23. Richard Price.
1818, Aug. 29. John Wood, of Rodington Heath, aged 26.
1819, May 4. Ann Hatton, aged 72.
1819, blank 21. Roda Hulse, aged 13.
1819, June 18. Elizabeth Wainwright, of Poynton, aged 50.
1819, blank 30. Jane Legh, of Somerwood, aged 6 weeks.
1819, Aug. 2. Ann Wainwright, of Somerwood, aged 16.
1819, Nov. 28. Martha Reynolds, of Shooter’s Hill, aged 9.
1820, Jan. 26. May Allmark, of Somerwood, aged 71.
1820, Feb. 18. Thomas Brisbourne, of Rushton, aged 49.
1820, Apr. 29. Mary Rice, of Rodington Heath, aged 50.
1819, Dec. 7. Elizabeth Pearce, of Rodington Heath, aged 64.
1820, July 10. Thomas Fisher, of Rodington Heath, aged 75.
1821, July  5. Thomas Turner, of Rodington Heath, aged 2 months.
1821, Apr. 12. Edward Banks, of Shrewsbury, aged 9.
1821, May 26. Martha Turner, of Rodington Grove, aged 4 days.
1822, June 10. Ann Turner of Rodington Grove, aged 28.
1822, Sep. 22. John Allmark, of Somer Wood, aged 39.
1822, Oct. 3. Richard Bratton, aged 33.
1822, blank 15. Joseph Lloyd, of Somer Wood, aged 66.
1822, Nov. 4. Peter Brisbourne, of Somer Wood, aged 96.
1822, blank 16. Benjamin Bullock, of Rodington Heath, aged 81.
1822, blank 16. John Hancocks, of Rodington Heath, aged 26.
1822, Dec. 14 Ann Watts, aged 78.
1823, Jan. 15. Mary Barker, of Rodington Heath, aged 72.
1823, Mar. 8. William Holding, of Rodington Heath, aged 72.
1823, June 10. John Turner, aged 1 day.
1823, Jan. 2. Mary Fletcher, of Sugdon, aged 88.
1823, Nov. 20. Elizabeth Cooper, aged 13.
1823, Dec. 31. Mary Wainwright, of Roden, aged 63.
1824, June 11. Elizabeth Hulse, aged 58.
1824, Sep. 12. William Hugh, aged 8 months.
1825, Feb. 28. John Lloyd, of Somer Wood, aged 26.
1825, May 4. Thomas Evans, of Somer Wood, aged 90.
1825, July 24. Nathaniel Davies, of Rodington Heath, aged 88.
1825, Oct. 10. Alice Minors, of Mire Lake, aged ½ year .
1825, Dec. 5. Elizabeth Joy, of Bratton Field, aged 30.
1826, Feb. 13. Sarah Higgins, of Rodington Heath, aged 74.
1826, Mar. 2. Elizabeth Leech, of Somer Wood, aged 88.
1826, Mar. 19. William Roberts, of Rodington Heath, aged 85.
1826, Mar. 30. Edward Houlston, of Rodington Heath, aged 26.
1826, June 18. John Davies, of Rodington Heath, infant.
1826, Nov. 4. John Reynolds, of Flax Poles, aged 60.
1826, Nov. 17. Elizabeth Moreton, of par. of Long ? , aged 90.
1827, Feb. 1. Martha Shingler, aged 59.
1827, Mar. 4. Sarah Eaton, aged 91.
1827, Mar. 29. William Eaton, aged 90.
1827, Apr. 23. Susan Swan, of Rodington Heath, aged 20.
1827, Apr. 27. Ann Lloyd, aged 45.
1827, June 20. Mary Evans, of Crow top, of Somer Wood, aged 10 months.
1828, Feb. 9. Eleanor Shingler, of Somer Wood, aged 65.
1828, Feb. 19. Elizabeth Hughes, aged 9 months.
1828, Feb. 19. Margaret Hughes, aged 9 months.
1828, Apr. 27. Mary Smith, of Somer Wood, aged 71.
1828, Aug. 4. Elizabeth Bratton, aged 43.
1828, Sep. 22. Jane Edwards, of Isombridge, aged 16 months.
1828, Oct. 2. Mary Fisher, of Rodington Heath, aged 9.
1828, Oct. 2. William Hughes, aged 38.
1828, Nov. 5. Jane Fisher, of Rodington Heath, aged 37.
1828, Nov. 9. John Smith, of Flanders, High Ercall, aged 42.
1828, Nov. 28. Mary Davis, of Workhouse, aged 31.
1829, Jan. 21. William Leech, of Somer Wood, aged 62.
1829, Feb. 1. Joseph Swan, of Rodington Heath, aged 22 months.
1829, Mar. 16. John Floyd, aged 6.
1829, May 18. Margaret Ferrington, of Sugdon, aged 74.
1829, June 27. Jane Wooley, of Rodington Heath, aged 87.
1829, July 7. Samuel Williams, of Sugdon, aged 22.
1829, Aug. 1. Richard Wainwright, of Poynton, par. of High Ercall, aged 30.
1829, Oct. 28. Thomas Jones, of Somer Wood, aged 3 months.
1830, Mar. 26. Thomas Sambrook, of Unkinton, aged 53.
1830, May 5. Martha Picken, aged 19.
1830, May 5. James Smith, of Flanders, par. of High Ercall, aged 46.
1830, July 11. John Pickering, of Rodington Heath, aged 1 year 11 months.
1830, Oct. 3. Ann Evans, of Somer Lane, aged 88.
1830, Nov. 5. John Lowe, aged 19.
1830, Nov. 11. Mary Fleet, of Rodington Heath, infant.
1831, Jan. 7. Rachel Jukes, aged 72.
1831, Jan. 11. Mary Stokes, of Somer Wood, aged 11 months.
1831, Feb. 18. James Price, aged 11.
1831, Apr. 1. William Allen, of New Buildings, infant.
1831, May 9. Alice Cotton, of Rushton, in par. of Wroxeter, aged 87.
1831, May 18. Ellen Lowe, aged 30.
1831, June 11. Mary Harris, of Somer Wood, aged 24.
1831, July 8. Edward Lowe, aged 55.
1831, Oct. 12. Martha Beest, of Rodington Heath, aged 85.
1831, Out. 13. Emma Lowe, aged 22.
1831, Nov. 11. Jane Roberts, of Rodington Heath, aged 85.
1831, Nov. 11. Lucy Roberts, of Rodington Heath, infant.
1832, Jan. 26. Ann Paddock, of Rodington Heath, aged 78.
1832, Feb. 6. John Bullock, of Rodington Heath, aged 64.
1832, Apr. 22. Henry Jones, of Sugdon, aged 18 months.
1832, May 18. Sarah Morris, of Somer Wood, aged 83.
1832, June 21. Richard Lea, of Somer Wood, aged 66.
1832, Sep. 4. Eleanor Lloyd, of Somer Wood, aged 40.
1833, Mar. 3. Lucy Okeley,of Rodington Heath, aged 5 months.
1833, May 9. John Chilton, of Long Waste, aged 6.
1833, May 24. William Peploe, of Marsh Green, aged 8 months.
1833, June 20. Thomas Titley, of New Buildings, infant.
1833, July 24. James Hamlet, of Somer Wood, aged 4.
1833, Sep. 25. Joseph Smith, of Upton Magna, aged 80.
1833, Sep. 26. James Howels, infant.
1833, Sep. 29. John Reece, of Rodington Heath, aged 23 months.
1833, Nov. 14. Robert Jackson, aged 5.
1833, Nov. 15. Jane Fleet, of Sugdon, aged 1.
1833, Nov. 20. John Fisher, of Rodington Heath, aged 43.
1834, Feb. 8. John Clay, of Somer Wood, aged 83.
1834, Mar. 18. Sarah Williams, of Walcot Bridge, aged 63.
1834, Mar. 26. Elizabeth Morris, aged 44.
1834, Apr. 20. Jane Pickin, aged 26.
1834, May 22. Eleanor Barber, of Somer Wood, aged 85.
1834, Sep. 29. Edward Sambrook, of Grove, aged 20.
1834, Oct. 4. Thomas Hulse, of Somer Wood, aged 37.
1835, Jan. 6. Sarah Titley, of New Buildings, infant.
1835, Jan. 20. Jane Hulse, aged 2.
1835, Feb. 6. Ann Swan, of Rodington Heath, aged 68.
1835, Feb. 12. Richard Reynolds, of Rodington Heath, aged 6 months.
1835, Feb. 13. William Smith, of Upton Magna, aged 75.
1835, Apr. 4. Elizabeth Griffiths, of new Houses, aged 40.
1835, Apr. 7. John Eaton, aged 76.
1835, Apr. 20. Frances Brisbane, of Ross Hall, aged 13 months.
1835, Apr. 21. Sampson Griffiths, of New Houses, aged 9 months.
1835, Apr. 27. Elizabeth Shingler, aged 29.
1835, May 21. Jane Minor, of Mire Lake, aged 70.
1835, Sep. 16. Abraham Wainwright, of Pointon Green, aged 78.
1835, Oct. 20. Mary Brisbourne, of Rushton, aged 66.
1835, Oct. 31. Mary Hulse Price, aged 24.
1835, Dec. 31. Elizabeth Whittall, aged 77.
1836, Apr. 9. Thomas Juckes, aged 52.
1836, Apr. 20. John Medcraft, of Rodington Heath, aged 58.
1836, Apr. 27. Elizabeth Brown, of Sugdon, aged 5 months.
1836, June 4. Samuel Holding, of Wellington, aged 47.
1836, July 23. Mary Dovaston, of Sugdon, aged 67.
1836, Aug. 31. Richard Medcraft, of Rodington Heath, aged 20.
1837, Jan. 5. Mary Shingler, of Rodington Heath, aged 43.
1837, Feb. 12. Sarah Wood, of Rodington Heath, aged 72.
1837, Apr. 1. Jane Titley, infant.
1837, Apr. 19. John Bagley, of Somer Wood, aged 5 months.
1837, May 29. William Fletcher, of Rodington Heath, aged 76.
1837, July 4. John Bullock, of Rodington Heath, aged 28.
1837, Aug. 6. Edward Rice, of Rodington Heath, aged 58 on the coffin.
1837, July 17. Ann Chant, of Rodington Heath, aged 15.
1837, Dec. 20. John Passand, aged 79.

Note: The dates are out of order in the book and have been transcribed verbatim to allow readers to draw their own conclusions.

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Administration

  • 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