Sutton Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish
Alternative names: Sutton by Shrewsbury
Parish church: St. John
Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1769
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Meole Brace
  • Shrewsbury Holy Trinity
  • Bayston Hill
  • Atcham
  • Shrewsbury St Chad
  • Shrewsbury Holy Cross with St Giles

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON, a parish in Atcham district, Salop; 1¾ mile S by E of Shrewsbury r. station. Post town, Shrewsbury. Acres, 730. Pop., 75. Houses, 15. There is a sulphurous spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £17. Patron, Lord Berwick.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Parish Register Transcriptions

Sutton Parish Registers Baptisms 1837 to 1868
Sutton Parish Registers Burials 1847 to 1853
Sutton Parish Registers Marriages 1838 to 1870


Vision of Britain historical maps


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