Smethcott is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.
Other places in the parish include: the townships of Betchcott and Picklescott, and the hamlet of Walkmills
Parish registers begin: 1609
Parishes adjacent to Smethcott
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SMETHCOTT, a village and a parish in Church-Stretton district, Salop. The village stands 1½ mile WNW of Leebotwood r. station, and 4 N of Church-Stretton; and has a post-office under Shrewsbury. The parish includes the townships of Betchcott and Picklescott, and the hamlet of Walkmills. Acres, 2,705. Real property, £2,884. Pop., 318. Houses, 68. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £276. Patrons, Hulme's Trustees. The church is good; and there are a slightly endowed school, and charities £15.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Shropshire Gazetteer 1824
Picklescot. A township in the parish of Smethcot, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 4 miles north-west by north of Church Stretton.
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
Smethcott Parish Registers 1609-1812
Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Lichfield Vol. 1 (1900)
Author: Shropshire Parish Register Society
General editor; 1900-1906, W.P.W. Phillimore; 1907- W.G.D. Fletcher
Publisher: Privately printed for the Shropshire Parish Register Society
Smethcott, Shropshire, Poll Book 1865
Below are the names of those that voted in the election of July 1865 between Col. The Hon. P. E. Herbert, Sir Baldwin Leighton, Bart., and R. Jasper More, Esq.
Poll Book of the Election, July 1865 for the Southern Division of Shropshire.
Church Stretton Polling District
Smethcott, Parish of
1318 Bromley William
1319 Broxton William, jun.
1320 Charlton Thomas
1321 Chidley Edward, 1116
1322 Chidley John
1323 Clarke John, see 134
1324 Evans Richard
1325 Galliers Thomas, see 1045
1326 Gamble Edward
1327 Groves William
1328 Heighway Robert
1329 Hotchkiss James
1330 Jarratt Francis
1331 Massey Charles
1332 Rogers Richard
1333 Rogers Thomas
1334 Wellings John
1335 Wilding Thomas
1336 Wilson Theodore Persia, Rev.
- County: Shropshire
- Civil Registration District: Church Stretton
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Lichfield
- Rural Deanery: Condover
- Poor Law Union: Church Stretton
- Hundred: Condover
- Province: Canterbury