Shrawardine is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1645
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1630
- Great Ness
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SHRAWARDINE, a parish, with a r. station, in Atcham district, Salop; on the Potteries, Shrewsbury, and NorthWales railway, 6½ miles WNW of Shrewsbury. Post town, Montford, under Shrewsbury. Acres, 1,951. Rated property, £2,678. Pop., 161. Houses, 34. The property belongs to the Earl of Powis. A castle was built here, by Count Alan, soon after the Norman conquest; was long held, under the Crown, by the Fitz-Alans, for defence against the Welsh; was sold, in the time of Queen Elizabeth, to Lord Chancellor Bromley; was occupied by Cromwell, in the time of the civil war; and has left some remains. A recently erected building bears its name; and a considerable lake is near it. The living is a rectory, annexed to Montford.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Civil Registration District: Atcham
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Shrewsbury
Poor Law Union: Atcham