Burwarton, Shropshire Genealogy

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Guide to Burwarton, Shropshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Burwarton, Shropshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Stottesden
County Shropshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Bridgnorth
Registration District Bridgnorth
Records begin
Parish registers: 1575
Bishop's Transcripts: 1637
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stottesdon
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BURWARTON (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Bridgnorth, hundred of Stottesden, S. division of Shropshire, 9 miles (S. W.) from Bridgnorth. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Burwarton, Shropshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)
FMP = Shropshire Records (findmypast) - (£)[2][3][4]
Burwarton, Shropshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Shropshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SAL/Burwarton/index.html


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 452-460. Date accessed: 02 May 2012.
  2. 'Shropshire Baptisms 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  3. 'Shropshire Marriages 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  4. 'Shropshire Burials 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.