Woodcote, Shropshire Family History Guide

Woodcote is a chapelry of Sheriffhales Ancient Parish in Shropshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1862

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Woodcote

  • Sheriffhales
  • Moreton
  • Edgmond
  • Forton
Woodcote Hall
Woodcote Hall. Attribution: Roger Dean / Woodcote Hall / CC BY-SA 2.0

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WOODCOTE, a chapelry in Sheriff-Hales parish, Salop; 2 miles SSE of Newport r. station. Post town, Newport, Salop. Real property, £1,953. Pop., 150. Houses, 27. The living is annexed to Sheriff-Hales.

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


Woodcote Cassey Shropshire Directory 1871


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