Stockton Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Chad
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1664

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Badger
  • Astley Abbots
  • Broseley
  • Linley
  • Worfield
  • Sutton Maddock
  • Beckbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOCKTON, a parish, with a village and two hamlets, in Shiffnal district, Salop; 2 miles E by N of Linley r. station, and 4¼ N by E of Bridgnorth. Post town, Shiffnal. Acres, 3,162. Real property, £5,191. Pop., 490. Houses, 92. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, not reported. Patron, W. A. Foster, Esq. The church was partly restored, partly rebuilt, in 1860.
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: Shifnal
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Lichfield
Rural Deanery: Shifnal
Poor Law Union: Shifnal
Hundred: Brimstree
Province: Canterbury