Shipton, Shropshire Family History Guide

Shipton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1779 from chapelry in Much Wenlock Ancient Parish.
Parish church:
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1603

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Monkhopton
  • Munslow
  • Stanton Long
  • Rushbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SHIPTON, a parish in Church-Stretton district, Salop; 2 miles SE of Longville r. station, and 6½ SW of Much-Wenlock. Post town, Long-Stanton, under Wellington, Salop. Acres, 1,723. Real property, £2,795. Pop., 186. Houses, 31. The manor belongs to T. Mytton, Esq. S. Halland Larden Hall are chief residences. An ancient camp is near Larden. The living is a donative in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £3. Patron, T. Mytton, Esq. The church is ancient but good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Shipton, 1608-1846
Parish registers for Shipton, 1538-1978
The Registers of Shipton, Harley, and Meverley, Shropshire : 1538-1812
The registers of Shipton, Shropshire, 1538-1812
Computer printout of Shipton, Shrops., Eng


S is for Shipton Author: Shropshire Rambler


Church and churchyard Shipton, Shropshire : monumental inscriptions 1595-1995


Census returns for Shipton, 1841-1891


County: Shropshire
Civil Registration District: Church Stretton
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Hereford
Rural Deanery: Wenlock
Poor Law Union: Church Stretton
Hundred: Much Wenlock Borough; Munslow
Province: Canterbury