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Guide to '''Hopesay, Shropshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
 
Guide to '''Hopesay, Shropshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
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=== Parish History  ===
 
=== Parish History  ===
  
HOPESAY (St. Mary) '''a parish''', in the union of Clun, hundred of Purslow, S. division of Shropshire, 6 miles (S. E.) from Bishop's-Castle. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis,[https://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51043 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 545-547. Date accessed: 18 June 2012.</ref>  
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HOPESAY (St. Mary) '''a parish''', in the union of Clun, hundred of Purslow, S. division of Shropshire, 6 miles (S. E.) from Bishop's-Castle. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[https://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51043 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 545-547. Date accessed: 18 June 2012.</ref>  
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Shropshire Records (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-baptisms?_ga=1.42578086.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Baptisms 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-marriages?_ga=1.68763154.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Marriages 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-banns?_ga=1.42578086.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Banns 1760-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-burials?_ga=1.38247840.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Burials 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records Shropshire Records (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-baptisms?_ga=1.42578086.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Baptisms 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-marriages?_ga=1.68763154.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Marriages 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-banns?_ga=1.42578086.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Banns 1760-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref><ref>[http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-Records/shropshire-burials?_ga=1.38247840.2019712740.1368745952 'Shropshire Burials 1538-1900,'] ''findmypast,'' accessed 28 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyShropshire.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Shropshire, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 24 April 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyShropshire.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Shropshire, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 24 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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Latest revision as of 14:05, 30 October 2019


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

Hopesay, Shropshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Purslow
County Shropshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Clun
Registration District Clun
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Clun
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]

HOPESAY (St. Mary) a parish, in the union of Clun, hundred of Purslow, S. division of Shropshire, 6 miles (S. E.) from Bishop's-Castle. [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]

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

BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)
FMP = Shropshire Records (findmypast) - (£)[2][3][4][5]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[6]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[7]
HOPESAY PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BOYD
1662-1837

FMP Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined Undefined
IGI 1660-1847 1662-1846 (gaps)
PALL
1790-1837

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/Hopesay/index.html

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 545-547. Date accessed: 18 June 2012.
  2. 'Shropshire Baptisms 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  3. 'Shropshire Marriages 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  4. 'Shropshire Banns 1760-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  5. 'Shropshire Burials 1538-1900,' findmypast, accessed 28 April 2014.
  6. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Shropshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 24 April 2014.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.