Source:Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Parish Registers for St. Chad, 1616-1990

Watchers
Source Parish registers, 1616–1990
Author Church of England. St. Chad's Church (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)
Coverage
Place Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
Year range 1616 - 1990
Subject Church records
Religion Anglican/Church of England
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah
Date issued 1975–1991
Place issued Salt Lake City, Utah
References / Cites Manuscripts
Citation
Church of England. St. Chad's Church (Shrewsbury, Shropshire). Parish registers, 1616–1990. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975–1991).
Repositories
Shropshire ArchivesCatalogue: P253/A Registration and ServicesArchive/Library
Family History LibraryFamilySearch CatalogFamily history center

Contents

Description

The existing parish registers begin in 1616, but it is possible that some leaves have been lost.

Baptism, Marriage, and Burial registers
DescriptionBaptismMarriageBurial
General register (“St. Ceadda's Parysh”)1616–16381616–16381616–1638
General register1639–17211639–17211639–1678
Burial register (in woollen) 1678–1719
General register1721–17691721–17541721–1769
Marriage register 1754–1764
Marriage register 1765–1777
Baptism and burial register1769–1799 1769–1799
Marriage register 1777–1791
Marriage register 1791–1807
Baptism and burial register1800–1812 1800–1812
Marriage register 1807–1812
Baptism register1813-1825
Marriage register 1813–1822
Burial register 1813–1827
Marriage register 1822–1832
Baptism register1825-1837
Burial register 1827–1840
Marriage register 1832–1837
Baptism registers (multiple vols.)1837-1970
Marriage registers (multiple vols.) 1837–1990
Burial registers (multiple vols.) 1840–1922
Other registers
  • Banns registers (multiple vols.), 1823–1898, 1946–1968
  • Confirmation register, 1911–1926 (also one entry for 1942)
  • Confirmation register, Dec. 1950

Usage Tips

Shropshire Archives has copies of most parish registers available on microfiche. Microfilms may be ordered through the nearest Family History Center.

FHL film numbers

  • 918794: Baptisms, 1813–1862
  • 918795: Baptisms, 1862–1876; burials, 1813–1922
  • 918796: Marriages, 1822–1858
  • 918797: Marriages, 1813–1822, 1858–1876
  • 1701330 Items 5–9: Baptisms and burials, 1616–1812; marriages, 1616–1769
  • 1701331 Items 1–6: Burials, 1678–1719; marriages and banns, 1754–1812
  • 1702159 Items 6–12 (high reduction): Baptisms, 1813–1918; burials, 1813–1826
  • 1702195 (high reduction): Burials, 1813–1932; marriages, 1813–1876
  • 1702196 Items 1–7 (high reduction): Banns, 1823–1898; marriages, 1876–1906
  • 1702203 Items 7–9: Marriages, 1837–1865

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