Rowton Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1840
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stanton upon Hine Heath
  • Waters Upton
  • High Ercall
  • Shawbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROWTON, a chapelry in Ercall-Magna parish, Salop; 6 miles N W by N of Wellington r. station. Post-town, Wellington, Salop. Rated property, £3,478. Pop., 181. The property is divided between two. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £88. Patron, the Duke of Cleveland.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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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