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Broughton.

Broughton Registers.

THE Parish Register Abstract, 1831, contains the following account of these Registers:- "Broughton, P.C. No. I Bap. Bur. 1714-1773; Marr. 1714-1753. No. II Bap. Bur. 1774-1812. No. III. Marr. 1754 -1811". This statement is on the whole correct, except that the earliest volume really begins in 1705.

The first Register is a small quarto book, 9 1/2 by 7 inches, without a cover, and contains twelve parchment leaves. It commences in 1705, and extends to 1774. The first or outer page, which contains entries for 1705 and 1706, is stained and much illegible. The second leaf is mostly torn off and is missing. From 1714 onwards, the Register is mostly in good condition and legible. It is in a good hand until 1726, in an illiterate hand from 1727 to 1735, in a fairly good hand from 1736 to 1747, and in a different but good hand from 1748 to 1774.

The second Register is also a small quarto book, 8 1/2 by 7 inches, and contains ten parchment leaves in a paper cover. It has entries of baptisms and burials from 1774 to 1812. The burials from 1796 to 1812, are entered at the end of the book. It is in good condition, and is mostly well written, but some entries are in an illiterate hand. The first three entries of baptisms for 1774-5, are written on the fly-leaf.

The third Register is the usual printed marriage register; it is a paper book in a parchment cover, and it contains 39 entries of marriages from 1754 to 1811, besides one in 1835 entered here by error. It is curious to note that from 1716 to 1738, several marriages by licence, where both parties were of Shrewsbury, took place here; and marriages of persons residing at Wem, the Clive, Grinshill, &c., were also sometimes celebrated at Broughton. An earlier Register commencing in 1586 was missing in 1831, but some extracts from it, chiefly relating to the Wicherley family, are preserved in the late George Morris's M.S. Extracts from Shropshire Registers, and are here printed.

There are no very important entries in the Broughton Registers. In the lost register, the Lysters are styled "gent". The entries relating to the families of Rogers (styled "Mr."), Wicherley, Otley, Kilvert, Onslow, Newnes, and Maddox, are of interest.

Broughton is a parish in the diocese of Lichfield, rural deanery of Wem, and formerly in the Liberties of Shewsbury. It contains 879 acres, and the population in 1881 was 204. In Domesday it is called Burton, and it was then in the hundred of Baschurch, and was held by the Shrewsbury Church of St. Chad. Its township Yorton, in Domesday written Lartune, was also held by St

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Chad's. The chapelry of Clive and Sansaw is also called Burtone in Domesday, but this Burtone was held by the Shrewsbury Church of St. Mary; and Clive and Sansaw are still two townships in the parish of St. Mary's. The old church of St. Margaret at Broughton was a small building, which was stripped of its roof, and left to decay in the year 1857, when a new church dedicated to St. Mary was erected on higher ground at Yorton. It had a bull from Julius II. and Leo X., early in the sixteenth century, by which every pilgrim who visited the chapel, and said certain prayers there, received 1500 days of pardon with clear remission. This document is printed in Gough's Middle, and in Philip's History of Shrewsbury, p. 94. Of the old church, portions of the east, south and west walls now remain. In the old churchyard is the base of a cross, and several tombstones to the Hales, Brid, Parr, Maddox, and other families.

The Communion Cup is really a pre-Reformation Standing Piz of hammered silver, temp. Henry VII. It has a cover, probably Elizabethan, on which is a serpent forming a ring.

A fuller history of Broughton will be found in the Shropshire Archeological Transactions, Second Series, vol. II., pp. 319 to 332. A list of the Incumbents and Curates is given at p. 330.

The transcript of the registers was made by me, and has since been checked with the originals, and it is here printed by the kind permission of the Rev. John Wright, M.A., Vicar of Grinshill and Broughton.

W.G.D. FLETCHER, M.A., F.S.A.
Shrewsbury, August, 1899

Broughton Parish Registers.

[From George Morris's MS. Extracts from Shropshire Registers.]

The Register begins 1586.

1586, Oct. 15. Wm. Witcherley, yeoman ... bur.
1588, Mar. 5. Richd., s. of James Witcherley ... bap.
1589, June 22. George, s. of James Witcherley ... bap.
1593, April 8. Jane, d. of James Witcherley ... bap.
1595, Mar. 16. Wm , s. of James Witcherley ... bap.
1598, Dec. 14. Mychael Lyster, gen. ... bur.
1603, Sept. 25. John, s. of James Witcherley ... bap.
1605, Dec. 11. Elizth., d. of Thos. Otley ... bur.
1608, Nov. 1. Edmont Towers, of Preston Gubbals, & Margaret Hancox ... mar.
1609, May 3. Elizth. Lyster, wid. ... bur.
1618, May 4. Wm. Wicherley ... bur.
1620, Feb. 22. John, s. of Joseph Wicherley ... bur.
1621, June 17. John, s. of Joseph Wicherley ... bap.
1623, Jan. 25. Adam, s. of Joseph Wicherley ... bap.
1625, Oct. 24. Joseph Wicherley, of Broughton ... bur.
1628, Oct. 16. Wm. Sugar & Mary Otley ... mar.
1635, Jan. 14. Geo., s, of James Wicherley ... bur.
1640, Sept. 11. James Witcherley ... bur.
1662, Dec. 6. Richard Witcherley ... bur.
1675, Nov. 17. Win. Sugar, Minister of Broughton, Curate of Clive & Grinsell ... bur.
1678-9, Feb. 5. Thos., s. of John Oateley & Sarah ... bap.
1681, Oct. 24. Joshua Barnet, clerk, of Ercol, & Marg. Cooper, of Wem, widow ... mar.
1683, May 6. Daniel, s. of John Witcherley & Mary ... bap.
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[Volume I. of existing Registers.]

BROUGHTON REGR.
1705.

This Register was bought.

RICHD. STUDLEY, Minr.
THOMAS COTTON & JOHN PRICE, Ch: Wardens.

[The entries for 1705-6 on the cover are stained by damp and faded.]

1705, May 5. Samuel, s. of Samuel & Dorothy Newton ... bur.
" May Thomas, s. of John & [illegible] Phillips ... bur.
" June John, s. of Samuel & Elizabeth Newns... bap.
" Alice, d. of Thomas & Alice Shingler ... bap.
" Anne, d. of Thomas & Eleanor Cole ... bap.
" [illegible], d. of .. & Anne Bur [illegible] ... bap.
" [illegible], s. of John & Margaret Dulson ... [?]
" Samuel, s. of Sam. & Eliz. Savage [?] ... bap.

BROUGHTON.

1706, Samuel, s. of Samuel & Elizabeth Savage [?]
" Anne, d. of Saml. & Dorothy Newton ... [?]
" Anne, d. of [illegible] ... bur.
" Thomas Ebry & Katherine [Illegible] ... [?]
" Elizabeth, d. of Eli [illegible] ... [?]
" Nov. 3. A strange child ... bap.
1707, May 16. George Burney ... bur.
" June 22. Dorothy, w. of Sam. Newton ... bur.
" July 27. John, s. of Will. Owen & Jays ... bap.
" Sept. 25. Dianna Newns, widdow ... bur.
1707-8, Jan. 18. Elizabeth, d. of John Eaton & Elizab.... bap.
1708, May 9. Sam., s. of John & Margarett Dulson ... bap.
" Oct. 3. [Elizabeth 7], d. of Sam. & Elizabeth Savage ... bap.
" Nov. 16. [illegible], s. of Sam. & Elizab. Newns... bap.
" Nov. 21. Adam [1, s. of Richard & Mary Wood... bap.
1708-9, Jan. 6. [illegible], d. of Thomas & Alice Shingler ... bap.
" Feb. Thomas Chator [?], of p. Middle, & [illegible] Hodden, of this p. ... mar.
1709, July 24. d. of John Eaton & Elizabeth bap.

[The next leaf is almost entirely missing.]

" Mary, d. ... bap.
" William [torn off] & Elizabeth .. mar.
" Phillip [torn of] Hodden lic ... mar.
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[1710] Elizabeth, ... bap.
" Elizabeth, ... bap.
" Mary, d. ... bap.
" Phillip, s.
" Edward, s.
[1711], Edward France [torn of] of Preston Gubb[als]
" Elizabeth Price,
" Thomas, s. of
" Thomas, s.
" Joseph, s.
[1712], May 31. Affid. June 3 ... [bur.]
" Affid. 24 ... [bur.]
" Affid. 31 ... [bur.]
" .. ngham
" .. mbr. 21. Affid. 22 ... [bur.]
... bap.
[1713], Cotton
Newns
& Bridget ... mar.
... bap.

1714, April 12. William, s. of John & Mary Lawrence ... bap.
" Aug. 1. Mary, d. of William & Jayes Owen ... bap.
" Dec. 5. Alice, d. of John & Elizabeth Eaton ... bap.
" Dec. 16. Alice, d. of John & Elizabeth Eaton bur.
" Dec. 19. Samuel, s. of Samuel & Mary Wright ... bap.
" Feb. 27. Daniel, s. of Rowland Whittingham & Anne ... bap.
1715, April 3. Elinor, d. of Humphry & Mary Newns... bap.
" July 21. Mr. John Horwell, p. of St. Julian in Salop, & Mrs. Mary Chapman, p. of ye Holy Cross in Salop, lic. ... mar.
" Dec. 4. Thomas, s. of Edmund Hales & Anne ... bap.
" Dec. 28. John Wharton, an Antient man, Aff: 29 bur.
" Jan. 17. Elizabeth, w. of John Smith, Affid: 23... bur.
" Feb. 2. Ralph, s. of Phillip Hales & Catharine... bap.
" Feb. 9. Mary Ebry, wid., Affid. ... bur.
1716, July 8. William, s. of Thomas Wright & Mary ... bap.
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1716, Sept. 2. Anne, d. of John Jones & Mary ... bap.
" Dec. 25. Thomas, s. of Wm. Owen & Jays ... bap.
" Dec. 26. Mary, d. of John Lawrence & Mary ... bap.
" Mar. 20. Ralph, s. of Phillip Hales & Catharine, Affid. 21 ... bur.
1717, May 14. Margaret Cook, Affid: ... bur.
" May 19. William, s. of Sam: and Elizabeth Newns bap.
" June 30. Rachel, d. of Abraham & Temperance Smith, travellers ... bap.
" Sept. 15. Mary, d. of Sam: Wright & Mary ... bap.
1718, April 2. John Smith, pauper, Affid. 4 ... bur.
" April 15. Anne, d. of Phillip Hales & Catharine ... bap.
" May 13. Mr. Thomas Barnes, of St. Alkmond's p., & Mrs. Abigal Nevett, of St. Chadd's in Salop, lic. ... mar.
" May 18. Nathaniel, s.. of Richard Nicholas & Mary, strangers, Affidavit 24 ... bur.
" June 8. John, s. of Humphry Newns & Mary ... bap.

To July 23 Returnd.

" Aug. 9. John, s. of Humphry & Mary Newns, Affid. 11 ... bur.
" Aug. 20. Richard Wood, Affid. 23 ... bur.
" Mar. 3. Anne, d. of Jacob & Margaret Griffiths ... bap. and was ... bur. Mar. 22, Affid. 27.
1719, April 19. Richard, s. of John Lawrence & Mary ... bap.
" April 30. Samuel, s. of Thomas & Mary Wright ... bap.
" May 1. Thomas Wood, a young man ... bur.
" May 14. Margaret, w. of George Yeomans bur.
" May 10. John, s. of Hugh & Elinor Edwards ... bap.
" June 11. John, s. of Luke & Elizabeth Davies ... bap.
" July 12. Joseph Barnes, p. of ye Holy Cross in Salop, & Alice Lovell, p. of St. Julian in Salop, lic. ... mar.
" Aug. 30. Elizabeth, d. of Humphry & Mary Newns ... bap.
" Feb. 21. Sam., s. of Will, & Joyce Owen ... bap.
" Mar. 24. John Price, of Yorton, Affid. 26 ... bur.
1720, April 17. Thomas Ralphs, p. of Loppington, & Mary Jones, of this p. ... mar.
" May 15. George Yeomans & Mary Robinson, both of this p. ... mar.
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1720, June 21. Mary Jones, wid., Affid. 26 ... bur.
" Aug. 14. Thomas, s. of Samuel & Elizabeth Newns ... bap.
" Oct. 11. Catharine, d. of Phillip & Catharine Hales ... bap.
" Dec. 2. William, s. of John Hollys, a traveller ... bur.
" Mar. 23. Thomas Edwards, an Ancient man, Aff. 23 bur.
1721, May 7. Thomas, s. of Hugh & Elinor Edwards .. bap.
" June 1. Edward, s. of John Lawrence & Mary ... bap.
" July 9. Anne, d. of Samuel Wright & Mary ... bap.
" Sept. 18. Robert, s. of Thomas Yeomans & Mary... bap.
" Sept. 24. Mary, d. of William Smith & Diana ... bap.
" Jan. 14. William, s. of John Hollys & Mary ... bap.
" Jan. 20. Anne, d. of Samuel & Mary Wright, Affid. 21 ... bur.
1722, May 6. John Phillips, p. of B., & Sarah Powell, p. of St. Maries in Salop, lic. ... mar.
" Oct. 7. Margaret, d. of John Jones & Mary ... bap.
" Nov. 18. Elizabeth, d. of William Owen & Joyce... bap.
" Jan. 12. [torn], d. of John Yeaton & Elizabeth... bap. and was ... bur. Jan. 14, Affid. 16.
1723, May 5. Richard, s. of John Barnett & Martha... bap.
" Aug. 26. Martha, d. of Phillip Hales & Catharine ... bap.
" Sept. 13. Diana, d. of William Newns, Affid. 14 .. bur.
" Dec. 8. William Reeves & Mary Smith, both of this p. ... mar.
" Jan. 5. Thomas & Francis, illegitimate sons of Mary Griffiths ... bap. and were ... bur. Jan. 7, Affid. 13.
1724, Dec. 20. John, s. of John & Mary Lawrence ... bap.
" Jan. 24. John, s. of John & Martha Barnett ... bap.
1725, April 19. Elizabeth, d. of John Jones & Mary ... bap.
" July 25. Mary, d. of Thomas Yeomans & Mary ... bap.
" Sept. 19. Mary, d. of Joshua & Jane Onslow ... bap.
" Sept. 28. Hugh Edwards, Affid. Oct. 2. ... bur.
" Mar. 6. Mary, d. of William & Mary Owen ... bap.
" Mar. 6. Richard, s. of Richard & Mary Yeomans ... bap.
" Mar. 11. Richard, s. of Philip & Catharine Hales ... bap.
1726, June 23. Robert Pigeon & Mary Garland, both of Wem p., ... mar.

To July ye 7 returned 1726.

1727, May 20. Margaret Reevs ... bur.
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1727, Aug. 6. Thomas Harris, p. Moreton-Corbet, & Elizabeth Jacks, p. Elsmare [sic], lic. ... mar.
" Sept. 4. Richard Newens ... bur.
" Oct. 11. Samuel Newens ... bur.
" Oct. 15. John, s. of John Jones & Mary ... bap.
" Dec. 25. William, s. of John Barnet & Martha ... bap.
1727-8, Feb. ix. Sar., w. of John Wharton ... bur
" Mar. 4. Mr. Isaack France, p. of Chad Salop, & Elizabeth Hayles, p. of B., ... mar.
" Mar. 13. Mr. John Barns, p. of Wem, [&] Mrs. Elizabeth Whitehead, p. of Wellington, lic. ... mar.
1728, Aug. 10. Mary Lloyd, paupr ... bur.
" Sept. 3. Mary Smith, paupr. ... bur.
1728-9, Mar. 20. Richard Dudlinson ... bur.
1729, May 26. Richard, s. of Newens & Ann [sic] ... bap.
1730, Mar. 29. Elinor, d. of John Jones & Mary ... bap.
" April 25. Mary, w. of Richard Yeomans ... bur.
" Dec. 9. Richard, s. of Richd. Yeomans ... bur.
" Dec. 29. Will. Woodall & Mary Bragger, both of this p. ... mar.
" Feb. 9. Richd. Smith & Anne Stewards, both of ys. p. ... mar.
1731, June 6. William, s. of John & Sarah Maddox ... bap.
1732, June 26. William Groome, p. of Lopington, & Mary Covox, of Preston Gubbals, lic. ... mar.
" July 29. William Murrall & Margaret Lindhup, both of the p. of Snt.Chadd's Salop, lic. ... mar.
" Nov. 21. Anne, d. of Richd. Colfox & Anne ... bap.
" Dec. 25. John Wood & Mary Wilks ... mar.
1733, May 19. George Yeomans, pauper ... bur.
1734, May 26. Elizabeth, d. of John Maddox & Sarah... bap.
" Jan. 17. Thom. Newton, pauper ... bur.
" Jan. 26. William Newnes ... bur.
" Feb. 3. Anne, d. of Phillip Hales & Katherine ... bur.
" Feb. 25. Philip Hales ... bur.
" Feb. 25. Martha, his daughter, the same day ... bur.
1735, April 20. John Dulson ... bur.
" May 25. Eliz., illegitimate child of Anne Yates ... bap.
" Feb. 5. Thomas Downes & Eliz. Newnes ... mar.
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1736, Mar. 28. Richd. s. of Richd. Cotton & Anne ... bap.
" April 9. William, s. of Richd. Smith & Anne ... bap.
1736-7, Jan. 1. Thomas Davis & Elizabeth Newnes ... mar.
" Jan. 1. John, s. of Thom's Downs & Elizab. ... bap.
" Jan. 9. John, s. of Thorns. Trever & Elizab. ... bap.
" Feb. 8. John, s. of Thorns. Downs & ... bur.
1737, May 2. Hugh Hughes, a traveller ... bur.
" July 10. Mary, d. of Saml. Savage & Margeret ... bap.
" Aug. 9. John, s. of Thom. Trevor & Eliz. ... bur.
" Nov. 6. John, s. of John Maddox & Sarah ... bap.
" Nov. 24. Mary, d. of Saml. Savage & Margaret ... bur.
" Nov. 26. Mary, w. of Thorns. Ralphs ... bur.
" Dec. 4. Thomas Ralphs ... bur.
" Dec. 8. Roger Groom& Mary Yeates, both of this p. ... mar.
1737-8, Feb 12. Elizabeth, d. of Thomas Downes & Eliz. bap.
" Mar. 10. John, s. of Richard Cotton & Anne ... bap.
1738, July 8. Mary, w. of Edward France ... bur.
" Sept. 22. Anne, d. of John Nichols & Katherine... bap.
" Sept. 29. Richd. Herbert, p. of Snt. Mary's Salop, & Mary Reynolds, of Snt. Chadd's, 1w. mar.
" Nov. 5. Thomas, s. of Roger Wood & Kath. ... bap.
1739, July 19. Eleanor, w. of Thorns. France ... bur.
" Oct. 26. Alice, d. of John Maddox & Sarah ... bap.
" Nov. 15. Elizbth. Arcell, a traveller ... bur.
1740, May 5. Thorns., s. of Richd. Cotton & Anne ... bap.
" Feb. 20. Thorn's Yeomans ... bur.
1741, Oct. 21. Eliz., d. of Richd. & Anne Cotton ... bap.
" Oct. 30. Charles, s. of Will. & Mary Price ... bap.
" Nov. 3. Thorns., s. of John & Sarah Maddox ... bap.
" Nov. 6. Joys Owen ... bur.
1742, Aug. 16. Samuel Newnes ... bur.
1742-3, Feb. 28. George, s. of Richd. Cotton & Anne ... bap.
" Feb. 13. John Groom, of p. of Wem, b., aged 29, & Katherine Hale, of ys. p., ... mar.
1743, April 17. Will., s. of Thorns. Davis & Eliz. ... bap.
" Nov. 18. Mary d. of Robert Kilvert & Mary ... bap.
" Oct. 5. John Lawrence ... bur.
" Jan. 22. George, s. of John Maddox & Sara ... bap.
1744, May 23. Thoms. Newns & Mary Barrow, both of ys. p. ... mar.
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1744, Aug. 2. Philip, s. of Philip Cotton ... bap.
" Aug. 5. Anne, d. of Thos. Owen & Eliz. ... bap.
" Nov. 3. Martha, d. of Richd. Garner & Eliz. ... bap.
1744-5, Mar. 3. Robert, s. of George Whicherly ... bap.
1745, June 1. Samuel Owen, p. of Lopington, & Mary Yeomans, of ys. p. ... mar.
" Dec. 22. Mary, d. of Thorns. Davis & Elizbth ... bap.
1745-6, Feb. 2. Thom's, s. of Philip Cotton & Mary ... bap.
1746, April 20. Mary, d. of Saml. Owen & Mary ... bap.
" May 11. Margaret, d. of Thorns. Yeomans & Mary ... bap.
" June 29. William Owen, a pauper ... bur.
" Oct. 5. Edward, s. of Edward Phrichard ... bap.
1746-7, Feb. 8. John Davi [es?], of ye. p., & Sarah Watts ... mar.
1747, Sept. 20. Richd., s. of John Maddox & Mary ... bap.
" Sept. 22. Mary Yeomans ... bur.
" Oct. 20. Thorns. Guest, p. of Middle, & Margaret Povey, of ys. p. ... mar.
" Nov. 1. Jane, d. of Thorns. Newens & Mary ... bap.
1748, May 29. Richd., s. of Wm. & Elizabeth Nicholas ... bap.
" June 19. Wm., s. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
" July 3. Richd., s. of Wm. Nicholls ... bap.
" Feb. 6 Eliz. Newnes, wid. ... bur.
" Feb. 22. Eliz., d. of Robert Kilvert ... bur.
" Mar. 19. Thos., s. of John Hughes ... bap.
" Mar. 19. Thos., s. of Robert & Mary Yeomans ... bap.
1749, Feb. 4. Jane, d. of Robt. Kilvert ... bap.
" Mar. 4. Mary, d. of Hannah Thompson, vagrant ... bap.
2750, April 8. Anne, d. of Richd. & Anne Hales ... bap.
" April 15. Sarah, d. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
" Sept. 19. Saml., s. of Thos. and Mary Newnes ... bap.
" Oct. 7. Jane, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Davies ... bap.
" Oct. 8. Anne, d. [of] Widow Nicholls ... bur.
" Feb. 16. Katharine Nicholls, wid. ... bur.
1751, July 7. Charles, s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bap.
" Aug. 25. Eliz., d. of Richd. & Ann Hales ... bap.
" Sept. 15. George, s. of Robt. & Mary Yeomans ... bap.
" Dec. 29. Mary, d. of John Davies ... bap.
1752, Jan. 12. John, s. of Robt. & Martha Millington... bap.
" Feb. 9. Mary, d. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
" Feb. 16. Sarah, d. of John & Mary Maddox ... bap.
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1753, Jan. 7. Richd., s. of Robt. Kilvert ... bap.
" Feb. 15. Geo. Yeomans & Margt. Fardoe ... mar.
" Mar. 6. John Walton ... bur.
" April 29. Dinah, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Davies ... bap.
" June 10. Wm., s. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bap.
" June 24. John, natural s. of Martha Lockley ... bap.
" July 1. John, s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bap.
" Nov. 11. Anne, d. of John Davies ... bap.
" Dec. 25. Richd., s. of Richd. & Anne Hales ... bap.
1754, June 26. Thos., s. of Robt. & Martha Millington... bap.
" Aug. 18. John, s. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
" Nov. 10. Robt., s. of Robt. & Mary Yeomans ... bap.
1755, Nov. 9. Richd., s. of John Davies ... bap.
1756, Jan. 25. Jams., s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bap.
" Mar. 28. Sarah, d. of Thos. & Eliz. Davies ... bap.
" Sept. 26. Martha, d. of Richd. & Anne Hales ... bap.
" Oct. 24. Thos., s. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bap.
1757, Jan. 5. James, s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bur.
" Feb. 27. Mary Wood, wid. ... bur.
" July 3. Thos., s. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
1758, Feb. 26. Frans., s. of John Davies ... bap,
1759, Jan. 24. Chars., s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bap.
" April 26. Margt., d. of Wm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" June 6. Richd Hales ... bur.
" Oct. 14. Richd., s. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bap.
" Nov. 3. Richd., s. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bur.
" Nov. 18. John, s. of Widow Hales ... bap.
" Dec. 2. Eliz., d. of Wm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" Dec. 19. Wm., s. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bur.
1760, June 22. Wm., s. of Robt. & Mary Yeomans ... bap.
" Sept. 28. Jane Onslow, wid. ... bur.
" Oct. 5. Eliz., d. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bap.
" Dec. 7. Sarah, d. of John Davies ... bap.
1761, Jan. 11. John, s. of Wm. & Jane Hayward ... bap.
" Jan. 11. Catharine, d. of Thos. & Anne Wood ... bap.
" June 8. Edwd., s. of Edwd. & Mary Prichard ... bur.
" Nov. 16. Mary, d. of Wm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
1762 Jan. 12. Anne, d. of Thos. & Mary Price ... bap.
1763, Jan. 1. Edwd France, pauper ... bur.
" Feb. 6. Mary, d. of Thos. & Mary Price ... bap.
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1763, Nov. 27. Anne, d. of William & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" Dec. 11. Eliz., d. of Saml. & Eliz. Owen ... bap.
1764, Feb. 19. Diana, d. of Thos. Newnes ... bap.
" April 12. Mary, d. of Willm. Hayward ... bap.
" May 1. Thos. & Mary Yeomans ... bur.
" May 2. Mary, d. John Davies ... bur.
" Sept. 3. Anne, natural d. of Eliz. Davies ... bap.
1765, Mar. 23. Martha, d. of Mr. Rogers ... bur.
" Aug. 4. Anne, d. of Thos. & Anne Wood ... bap.
" Dec. 27. Thos., s. of John Davies ... bap.
1766, May 6. Sarah, d. of Willm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" May 18. John, s. of John & Mary Edge ... bap.
1767, Jan. 4. Margt., d. of John & Anne Wood ... bap.
" Jan. 4. Margt., d. of Thos. & Mary Newnes ... bap.
" May 10. Eliz., d. of Mary Roberts, widow ... bap.
" June 3. Anne, d. of Thos. Price ... bap.
" July 25. Wm., s. of Wm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" Oct. 25. Charles, s. of Saml. Bellingham ... bap.
" Nov. 8. Eliz., d. of Wm. Hayward ... bap.
1768, Nov. 6. Mary, d. of Wm. Edwards ... ...
" Dec. 1. Mary, d. of Wm. Edwards ... bur.
1769, May 28. John, s. of Wm. & Anne Kilvert ... bap.
" July 23. Anne, d. of John Wood ... bap.
" Nov. 26. Jane, d. of Jane Phillips ... bap.
" Dec. 5. Mary, d. of John Davies ... bur.
3770, Mar. 11. Sarah, d. of Thos. Maddox ... bap.
" Oct. 7. Richd., s. of Thos. Wood ... bap.
" Nov. 25. Richd., s. of Widow Kilvert ... bap.
1771, Feb. 24. William, s. of James Walton ... bap.
" July 2. John, s. of Thos. Maddox ... bap.
" Oct. 27. Lydia, d. of Thos. Newnes ... bap.
1772, Jan. 5. John, a. of John Wood ... bap.
" Feb. 23. Mary, d. of Samuel Dulson ... bap.
" April 5. John, s. of Win. & Eliz. Weaver ... bap.
1773, Feb. 7. Mary, d. of William Newnes ... bap.
" June 11 . Mary, d. of Richd. Cooper ... bur.
" Nov. 7. Margaret, d. of John Wood ... bap.
1774, Feb. 6. Thos., s. of Thos. Mathews ... bap.
" Feb. 13. Jane, d. of Thos. Wood ... bap.
" May 8. Eliz., d. of Eliz. Peake ... bap.
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1774, July 24. John, s. of Edmund Winterbottle ... bap.

[Volume II.]

1774, July 2. John, s. of Edmd. Winterbotton ... bap.
1775, April 30. Thos., s. of Wm. Newnes ... bap.
" May 28. Margt., d. of Saml. Dulson ... bap.
" Dec. 19. Robt. Yeomans ... bur.
1776, Feb. 18. Nicholas, natural s. of Mary Cooper ... bap.
" Nov. 5. Eliz., w. of Saml. Dulson ... bur.
1777, May 11. John, s. of W: Eabry ... bap.
" Sept. 28. Anne, natural d. of Hannah Jones ... bap.
1778, May 17. Richd., s. of Mrs. Lea ... bap.
" Sept. 13. Mary, d. of Thos. Wood ... bap.
1779, Nov. 34. Wm., s. of Wm. Ebry ... bap.
1780, Jan. 10. George, s. of John Wood ... bap.
" Mar. 24. Willm., natural s. of Mary Cooper ... bap.
" June 11. James, s. of James Lea ... bap.
1782, Mar. 26. Catharine Wood ... bur.
" Oct. 14. Mary, d. of Cornelius & Abigail Maddox ... bap.
" Oct. 29. Isabella, d. of John Done ... bap.
1783, April 27. Thomas, s. of John & Jane Philips ... bap.
" July 6. Ann, illegitimate d. of Hannah Jones ... bap.

T. JONES, Curate.

" Aug. 3. Edward Prichard ... bur.
1784, May 9. John, s. of James & Mary Lea ... bap.
" Sept. 19. William, s. of George & Elizabeth Lewis ... bap.

F. Wynn, Depy. Collr.

" Oct. 31. Elizabeth, d. of Edward& Hannah Turner ... bap.
" Nov. 7. Mary Ann, d. of Thomas & Mary Mynshull ... bap.
" Nov. 14. John, s. of Charles & Jane Prichard ... bap.
" Nov. 28. Ann, d. of Cornelius & Abigail Maddox ... bap.
" Dec. 26. Elizabeth, d. of Richd. & Margaret Davies bap.
1785, Feb. 27. Francis, s. of Francis & [blank] Stockens ... bap.

F. Wynn, Depy. Car.

1786, Mar. 7. Cornelius, s. of Cornelius & Abigal Maddock ... bap.
" Sept. 9. Mary, d. of John & Mary Thomas ... bap.
" Sept. 9. Ann, d. of John & [blank] Wood, pauper ... bap.
1787, Mar. 9. Mary, d. of Wm. & Ann Newns ... bap.
" Mar. 13. Mary Newns ... bur.
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1787, Oct. 2. Jane Howard (Pd. for) ... bur.
1788, Mar. 16. John Davies ... bur.
" Mar. 30. William, s. of Cornelius & Abigal Maddock ... [?bap.]
1790, Aug. 8. Mary, d. of John & Jane Painter ... bap.
" Aug. 13. Thos., s. of Abigail & Cornelius Maddox ... bap.
" Sept. [Nov. erased] 4. Wm. s. of Wm. & Ann Taylor ... bap. Pd. for.

R. HOWELL, Curate.

1791, Dec. 25. John, s. of John & Ann Evans ... bap.
" Jan. 16. Ann, d. of Charles & Mary Ratcliff ... bap.
" Feb. 13. Wm., s. of Wm. & Ann Newns ... bap.
" Feb. 13. John, illegitimate s. of Martha Wood ... bap.
" Feb. 27. James, s. of Thos. & Mary Wilde ... bap.
" Mar. 10. Samuel Dulson, 56 ... bur.
" June 5. William, s. of John [blank] Hill ... bap.

20th of Dec. '91, pd. for, R. Howell.

1792, Jan. [?]25. Jane, d. of Wm. & Ann Taylor ... bap.
" Sept. 2. Peter, s. of John & Jane Painter ... bap.
" Dec. 30. Abigail, d. of Cornelius & Abigail Maddox ... bap.
" Dec. 30. Margaret, d. of Charles & Mary Ratcliff ... bap.
" Dec. 30. Samuel, s. of James & Mary Lea ... bap.
1793, Feb. 17. Mary Parbe1 ... bur.
" Dec. 30. Samuel, s. of Cornelius Maddox & Abigal bap.
1794, June 18. William, s. of William Painter & Anne... bap.
" Oct. 17. Thomas, s. of Richard Davis & Margaret ... bap.

[The last entry is erased]

" Oct. 17. Judith, d. of John Dulson & Mary ... bap.
" Oct. 27. Sarah, d. of William Newns & Anne ... bap.
1795, Sept. 30. Catherine, d. of Cornelius Maddox & Abigal ... bap.
1796, April 16. Martha, d. of Samuel Newns & Jane ... bap.
" June 20. Martha, d. of William Painter & Anne... bap.
1797, Mar. 31. Jane, d. of Thomas Wilde & Mary ... bap.
" May 19. Thomas, s. of Richard Davis & Margeret bap.
1798, Mar. 30. Francis & Margeret, twin children of
Robert Scot & Elizabeth ... [bap.]
1799, Dec. 1. Charles, s. of Charles Ratcliff & Margaret ... bap.
" Nov. 10. Robert, s. of Robert Scot & Elizabeth ... bap.
1800, Jan. 12. Thomas, s. of Thomas Wilde & Mary ... bap.

Returned to the Court at Lichfield.
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1800, June 20. Henry, s. of Thomas & Esther Newns, b. May 30 ... bap.

Baptisms.

1801, Oct. 25. Margaret, d. of Robt. Garnson, of Yorton Heath, by Elizabeth ... bap.
1802, Jan. 17. Eliza., d. of Robert Scott, of Yorton, by Elizabeth ... bap.
" Mar. 7. Thomas, s. of William Painter, of B., by Ann ... bap.
" Mar. 7. William, s. of William Williams, of Alderton, by Mary ... bap.
" April 11. Martha, d. of Thos. Wild, of B., by Mary bap.
" May 9. Eleanor, d. of Jno. Dulson, by Mary, of Yorton-Heath ... bap.
1803, Jan. 23. Samuel, base child of Isabella Done, of Yorton-Heath, reputed father John Rogers ... bap.
" July 31. Elizabeth, d. of William Bailling by Elizabeth ... bap.
" Nov. 6. Thomas, s. of John Parker, of B., by Alice ... bap.
" Nov. 6. Sarah, base child of Elizabeth Holmes, reputed father John Shore ... bap.
1804, Jan. 29. William, s. of Robert Scott, of Yorton, by Elizabeth ... bap.
" June 3. Thomas, s. of Francis Stoke, of Yortonheath, by Mary ... bap.
" July 29. John, base child of Mary Wood, reputed father John Bate ... bap.
" Sept. 23. James, s. of William Painter, of B., by Ann ... bap.
1805, Feb. 28. Robert, s. of Robert Garmson, of Yorton Heath, by Eliza: ... bap.

Returned to Litchfield, June 29th.

1806, Feb. 23. Samuel, s. of John Dulston, of Yortonheath, by Mary ... bap.
" Mar. 30. Ann, d. 0f Richd. Jones, by Eleanor, of Yorton-heath ... bap.
" June 8. Martha, d. of Francis Stokes, of Yortonheath, by Mary ... bap.
" June 8. Wm., s. of-John Harris, of Gollins-Lane, by Mary ... bap.
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1806, Thomas, s. of Mr. Thomas Rogers, of B., by Mary, b. Aug. 16; privately bap. Aug. 18, 1805; received into the Church Aug. 6, 1806.
" Dec. 28. John, s. of John Price, of Yorton, by Sarah ... bap.
1807, Mar. 1. John, s. of John Parker, of B., by Alice ... bap.
" May 24. John, s. of Mr. Thomas Rogers, of B., & Mary, b. 22 May ... bap.
" July 16. Mary, d. of William Painter & Anne ... bap.
" Feb. 16. Martha, d. of John & Rebecca Davis ... bap.
" Oct. 10. Mary, d. of Robert Scott & Elizabeth ... bap.
1808, June 24. Jane, d. of John Parker & Alice ... bap.
1809, June 24. Ann & James, twin children of Willm. Painter & Ann ... bap.
1806[sic],Aug.15. John, s. of John Paddock & Elizabeth ... bap.
1809, Oct. 1. John, s. of John Paddock, of B., by Elizabeth, publicly ... bap.

by RICHD. WALKER.

1809, Mar. 6. William, s. of Mr Thomas Rogers, of B., & Mary, b. March 1 ... bap.

Returned to Litchfield, Sept. 24th.1810

" Aug. 5. John, s. of Joseph Leah & Martha ... bap.
" Dec. 30. Stephen, s. of Mr. Thomas Rogers, of B., & Mary ... bap.
1811, Feb. 10. Edward, s. of Richard Banner & Sarah... bap.
" Feb. 17. Elizabeth, base d. of Mary Bealing, of Yorton ... bap.
" Feb. 24. Daniel, s. of John Parker, of Yorton, & Hales ... bap.
" Mar. 10. William, s. of John Dulson, of Yortonheath, & Mary ... bap.
" Mar. 24. Thomas, s. of Richard Jones, of Yortonheath, & Elinor ... bap.
" Nov. 10. Mary, d. of John Davis, of Yorton heath, & Rebecca ... bap.
" Dec. 1. Ann, base d. of Sarah Newns ... bap.
1812, Feb. 2. Sarah,d. of Mr. Thos. Rogers,of B., & Mary ... bap.
" Feb. 23. Mary, d. of Joseph Leah,of Yorton heath, & Martha ... bap.
" Aug. 23. John, s. of John Beddoe, & Margaret ... bap.
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1812, Sept. 27. Edward, a. of John Dulson & Mary ... bap.
" Oct. 2. Susannah, aged about 12, Emma about 5, Elizabeth an infant, the children of Joseph & Mary Bangham ... bap.
" Oct. 25. Thomas, aged about 3, Ann about 7, the children of Joseph & Mary Bangham ... bap.
" Nov. 8. Jane, base d. of Mary Watkin ... bap.

Returned to Litchfield.

[The following entries occur at the end of Volume II.]

Burials.

1796, Jan. 9. Thomas Newns ... bur.
1799, April 17. J0hn Miles ... bur.
1801, Jan. 29. Ann Miles, widow of the above John Miles ... bur.

Returned to the Court at Litchfield

1802, Oct. 7. Elizabeth, d. of John Dulston, of Yorton Heath, by Mary ... bur.
" Oct. 3. Mrs. Bridgan, widow ... bur.
1803, July 13. Elizabeth Yeoman, of Yorton Heath ... bur.
" Sept. 18. Thomas, s. of Robt. Sandland, of do., by Jane ... bur.
1804, Aug. 5. George Yeoman, of Yorton heath ... bur.
1805, Feb. 28. Samuel Owen, widr., of Yorton-Heath, aged 89 ... bur.
" May 30. Elizabeth, w. of Robt. Garmston, of Yorton-heath ... bur.

Thus far returned to Litchfield, June 29th.

" Aug. 5. William, s. of Samuel Newnes, the parish clerk ... bur.
1807, Jan. 25. Samuel, s. of John Dulstone, of Yortonheath, by Mary ... bur.
1808, Feb. 2. Martha, d. of Samuel & Jane Newnes ... bur.
1809, July 20. Robert Garmston ... bur.
1812, Jan. 27. Ann Dulston ... bur.

[Volume III. Marriages.]

BROUGHTON MARRIAGE REGISTER.

[On the flyleaf:] in Parchmt.

Mr. Stafford Pryce, Bot. of Edmd. Littlehales. 11th. of June 1754. 2 yds & 1/4 fine Broad Cloth. fine mixed Broad Cloth 13/- 1. 9p. Rich. Batho.
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Recd. the same time the Contents in full.

BROUGHTON MARRIAGE REGISTER.

Bot. 18th Augst 1754,
RICHD. HALES, JOHN MADDOX. Chh: Wardens.

[The parties are of Broughton, except where otherwise stated]

1754, Sept. 2. Wm. Hayward & Jane Onslow, sp. By Wm. BAGLEY, Minister. [signs to 1778.]
1755, Sept. 1o. Wm. Powel & Anne Salvage, sp.
1756, Dec. 25. Thos. Jones & Eleanor Walton, sp.
1758, April 24. John Leigh & Martha Lockley, both of the p. of St. Mary's & Chapelry of Clive.
1761, Feb. 1. Nehemiah Huffa, p. Clive, & Margaret Embrey, p. Greenshill, lic. Wit: Anne Kilvert, John Embrey, jun., John Kilvert.
1761, Dec. 29. Thomas Wamsley, p. Middle, & Elizabeth Maddox, lic.
1762, Jan. 1. Richd. Jones, p. Baschurch, & Mary Adams.
1765, Sept. 16. James Felton & Hannah Bellingham, p. Wem.
" Nov. 11. John Grey & Margaret Gittins, both of the p. & Chapel of Clive.
1766, Jan. 12. John Edge, p. Middle, & Mary Newnes, lic.
1767, June 24. Henry Gregory & Mary Roberts.
" June 28. Thomas Pryce & Mary Clarke.
1768, May 20. John Symonds & Eliz Sneape, of the chapelry of the Clive.
" Nov. 15. Win. Edwards, p. Llanymynack, b., & Sarah Prichard, sp., lic.
1769, Mar. 27. Thomas Maddox & Anne Fardoe, lic.
" Oct. 10. Richd. Trevor & Margaret Sherrard, lic.
1770, May . Richd. Edwards, p. Shawbury,& Sarah Edwards.
" Dec. 19. Roger Thomas, p. Wem, & Sarah Edwards.
No date. John Minton & Anne Manly, p. Drayton.
[This is not signed by the parties.]
1772, Jan. 19. Thos. Mathews & Jane Phillips.
" Feb. 25. John Miles & Anne Hales, lic.
" Aug. 3. William Newnes & Anne Jones, lic.
1775, June 13. Henry Pickstock, p. Wem, & Anne Hales, lic.
1778, May 26. Joseph Harper, p. Preston Gubballs, & Jane Stanway.
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1781, Feb. 8. John Jones & Elizabeth Hales, By EDWARD Powys, Curate.
1782, Dec. 31. John Davies & Ann Davies. By WM. CLARKE, Minister.
1783, Nov. 17. George Lewis & Elizabeth Philips. By THOMAS JONES, Minister.
1790, Oct. 12. John Pidgeon, p. Wem, & Ann Ratcliff, lic. By R. HOWELL, Minister. [signs to 1792.]
1791, Mar. 13. John Hill & Ann Lewis.
1792, Feb. 16. William Downes, p. Morton Corbet, & Ann Mickelright [signs Micklawright], lic.
1794, Dec. 31. John Preston & Jane Fox, lic. By D. EVANS, Minister.
1797, May 21. Robert Scott, p. Middle, & Elizabeth Broughall, lic.
1800, Jan. 8. John Kent, p. Preston Gubbals, & Penelope Micklewright; lic. By DAVID EVANS, Curate.
1800, Mar. 17. John Bryan & Mary Anne Davenport.
" Dec. 3. Richard Smith, p. Shawbury, widr., & Elizabeth Ebrey, wid. By RICHARD WALKER, Offg. Min.

Returned to the Court of Litchfield.

1805, Jan. 20. Thomas Kynaston, p. Wem, & Mary Micklewright, lic. By RICHARD WALKER, Curate.
1806, Dec. 31. John Padock & Elizabeth Painter.
1810, April 25. John Beddows, p. Middle, b., & Margaret Dulson, sp. By FRANCIS SALT, Curate.
1811, Dec. 30. Richard Jones, p. Wem, b., & Elizabeth Maddock, sp.

[A loose paper inserted in the Marriage Register gives this list of the inhabitants of Broughton.]

BROUGHTON.

Mr. John Hales & wife. late Mrs. Miles. Wm. Parker & wife.
Jno. Painter. Cornelius Maddocks & wife. Martha Barnets. John
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Harris & wife. Ann Owen. Robert Garnson & wife. Charles
Ratcliffe & wife. Jno. Wood & wife. Thos. Wood & wife. Sam.
Newnes & wife. Wm. Newnes & wife. Richd. Yeomans. Hugh
Furber & wife. Wid. Davies. Jno. Dulson & wife. Philip
Ratcliffe & wife. Charles Micklewright & wife. Robt. Scott &
wife. John Wild & wife. Thos. Wild & wife. - Sandland. Wm
Bioling & wife. Richd. Davies & wife.

This return gives also the nos. of their sons & daus., male &
female servants, male & female lodgers. There were 82 males
& 86 females; total, 168. This included 5 farmers & 21
cottagers (amongst whom are 1 blacksmith, 1 weaver, 1 flax
dresser, & 2 tailors).
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