Stottesdon, Shropshire Family History Guide

Stottesdon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Shropshire. Farlow is a chapelry of Stottesdon.

Alternative names: Stottesden

Other places in the parish include: Kingswood and Button Oak, Kingswood, Lowe, Newton, Northwood, Oreton, Overton, Pickthorne, Prescott, Stottesden, Diddlewick and Hinton, Walton, Walton, Prescott and Bagginswood, Wrickton, Wrickton, Newton, Overton and Walkerslow, Bardley, Bardley and Harcourt, Chorley, Chorley and Northwood, Dudlick, Harcourt, Hinton, Ingardine and the Lowe, Ingwardine, and Kingswood and Buttonoak.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1565
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Stottesdon

Historical Descriptions

Stottesdon

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOTTESDEN, a township, a parish, a sub-district, and a hundred, in Salop. The township lies 5¾ miles N of Cleobury-Mortimer r. station, and has a post-office under Bewdley. The parish contains also 16 other townships and Farlow chapelry; and comprises 11,443 acres. Real property, £9,317; of which £100 are in mines, £100 in quarries, and £60 in lime-works. Pop., 1,518. Houses, 305. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £676. Patron, the Duke of Cleveland. The church is good. The p. curacy of Farlow is a separate benefice. The sub-district contains also 5 other parishes and a chapelry; and is in Cleobury-Mortimer district. Acres, 24,823. Pop., 2,790. Houses, 553. The hundred consists of Chelmarsh and Cleobury divisions. Acres, 84,158. Pop., 12,218. Houses, 2,503.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Dudlick

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Dudlick. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden. 5 miles north north-west of Cleobury Mortimer.
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

Harcourt

Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Harcourt. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden.
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

Overton

Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Overton. A township in the parish of Stottesden, and in the Cleobury division of the hundred of Stottesden. 3 ½ miles north of Cleobury Mortimer.
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 Records

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Poll Books

Stottesden, 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.

Cleobury Mortimer Polling District

Stottesden— Parish of

1667 Alltree John

1668 Amies Edward

1669 Amies Edward

1670 Bakewell Thomas

1671 Barker William

1672 Beddoes Thomas

1673 Beddoe Edward

1674 Bikin Benjamin

1675 Bodenham William

1676 Boyce Samuel

1677 Bridgwater James

1678 Botfield Richard

1679 Brookes John

1680 Brookes William

1681 Brown William

1682 Bytheway Edward

1683 Clay George, see 737

1684 Cleeton Edward

1685 Crump Thomas

1686 Cook Thomas

1687 Coles William

1688 Deverall William

1689 Ducie John

1690 Farmer George

1691 Fletcher Thomas

1692 Freer Thomas

1693 Gardener Robert, 2796

1694 Gittins Job

1695 Gittins William

1696 Gittins John

1697 Gregory Thomas

1698 Harding Thomas

1699 Harris Samuel

1700 Heynes Robert Baylis

1701 Hughes William

1702 Humphreys John

1703 Hyde Thomas

1704 Instone Edward

1705 Jordan George

1706 Jordan Joseph

1707 Jordin George

1708 Jones James

1709 Jones Joseph

1710 Jones Thomas

1711 Jones George

1712 Jones John

1713 Keay William

1714 Keay James

1715 Lane James

1716 Lane Samuel

1717 Lateward John

1718 Lateward Robert Lambert

1719 Leighton Daniel

1720 Lea Turner Joshua

1721 Lowe Thomas

1722 Lloyd Moses

1723 Maddison Charles John, see 1549

1724 Medlicott William

1725 Meredith John

1726 Norgrove John

1727 Oakeley William

1728 Oliver William

1729 Owen Benjamin

1730 Page Edwin

1731 Page Thomas

1732 Page William

1733 Page William

1734 Panting Robert

1735 Parsons Cecil

1736 Pearson William, see 1533

1737 Pearson John, see 1532

1738 Preston Thomas

1739 Pallet Charles

1740 Price George Henry

1741 Powell William

1742 Robinson George, see 3817, 3818

1743 Reynolds John

1744 Rogers Thomas

1745 Simmonds George

1746 Tennant Hamilton

1747 Turner George Thomas

1748 Trow Thomas

1749 Tolly Richard

1750 Wakefield, The Rev. John, see 3829

1751 Walker George

1752 Wellings Benjamin

1753 Woodward Robert

1754 Woodward Thomas

1755 Wyer Richard

Administration

  • County: Shropshire
  • Civil Registration District: Cleobury Mortimer
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Stottesdon
  • Poor Law Union: Cleobury Mortimer
  • Hundred: Stottesdon
  • Province: Canterbury