Little Ness, Shropshire Genealogy

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

Little Ness, Shropshire
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Type Chapelry (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Pimhill
County Shropshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Ellesmere
Registration District Ellesmere
Records begin
Parish registers: 1605; For more records see Baschurch
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ellesmere
Diocese Lichfield
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Shropshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

NESS, LITTLE, a chapelry, in the parish of Baschurch, union of Ellesmere, hundred of Pimhill, N. division of Shropshire, 8 miles (N. W.) from the town of Shrewsbury. [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]

Bishop's transcripts held at Lichfield Record Office Bap 166o-1742 Marr 1660-1742  Bur 1660-1742

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

FMP = Shropshire Records (findmypast) - (£)[2][3][4]
Little Ness, Shropshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

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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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 368-372. Date accessed: 25 June 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.