Stapleton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire.

Other places in the parish include: Netley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1635

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stapleton

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAPLETON, a parish in Atcham district, Salop; 1¼ mile SSW of Condover r. station, and 5¼ S by W of Shrewsbury. Post town, Shrewsbury. Acres, 1,836. Real property, £3,759. Pop., 281. Houses, 50. The manor belongs to the Hon. W. H. Powys. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £581. Patron, the Hon. W. H. Powys. The church is ancient.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Netley. A township in the parish of Stapleton, and in the Condover division of the hundred of Condover. 6 ½ miles south-west by west of Shrewsbury.

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

Parish Registers

The registers of Stapleton, Shropshire 1546-1812

Poll Books

Stapleton, 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

Stapleton, Parish of

1337 Bromley William, dead

1338 Cook Robert

1339 Dickin Edward

1340 Draycott Thomas

1341 Edwards Thomas Henry Hope, see 1134

1342 Fielding Charles William Alexander

1343 Green Francis

1344 Jones John

1345 Jones John

1346 Powys Wentworth Henry

1347 Sankey Humphrey

1348 Woockcock John


  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Atcham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Lichfield
  • Rural Deanery: Condover
  • Poor Law Union: Atcham
  • Hundred: Condover
  • Province: Canterbury

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