Tasley, Shropshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1563
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Tasley

  • Bridgnorth
  • Astley Abbots
  • Oldbury
  • Morville

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TASLEY, a parish in Bridgnorth district, Salop; 1¼ mile WNW of Bridgnorth r. station. Post town, Bridgnorth. Acres, 1,031. Rated property, £1,243. Pop., 78. Houses, 15. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £212. Patron, E. F. Acton, Esq. The church is good.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Tasley, a parish, in the union of Bridgenorth, hundred of Stottesden, S. division of Salop, 1 ¾ mile (N. W. by W.) from Bridgenorth; containing 83 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from Bridgenorth to Shrewsbury, by way of Wenlock, and comprises 1027a. 2r. 34p., of which about 684 acres are arable, 333 pasture, and 10 acres woodland; the soil is in general a white loamy earth, and a sulphureous species of coal is obtained at the northern extremity of the parish. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £5. 6. 8., and in the gift of E. F. Acton, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £210, and the glebe comprises 8 ½ acres. The church was rebuilt in the year 1841, in the early English style of architecture.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Parish Records

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Parish Registers

Tasley Parish Registers 1563-1812

Shropshire Parish Registers Diocese of Hereford Vol. I (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

Tasley Parish Registers 1563-1812 - Archive.org

Poll Books

Tasley, Poll Book 1865


Tasley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


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