SHROPSHIRE PARISH REGISTERS.
The Shropshire Parish Register Society.
Diocese of Lichfield.
ST. CHAD'S, SHREWSBURY.
W.G.D. FLETCHER, M.A., F.S.A.
PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR THE
SHROPSHIRE PARISH REGISTER SOCIETY.
Note for the Reader.
The present volume, which contains the second portion of the very important Register of St. Chad's, Shrewsbury, extends from the year 1717 to the year 1781 (Marriages to 1754), and includes the latter portion of Volume II, the whole of Volumes III and IV, and the first part of Volume V.
The eleven volumes of St. Chad's Register, from their commencement in 1616 to the year 1812, will he found in the printed Register as follows:-
A more detailed and accurate account is given in Shropshire Parish Documents, issued in 1903:-
Vol. I. General Register, 1616-1638 ... 1
Vol. II. General Register, 1639-1721 ... 122
Vol III. Burials only. 1678-1719 ... 732
Vol. IV. General Register, 1721-1769 ... 895
(Marriages to 1754 only.)
Vol. V. Baptisms and Burials, 1769-1799 ... 1300
Vol. VI. Baptisms and Burials. 1800-1812 ... 1624
Vol. VII. Marriages, 1754-1764 ... 1763
Vol. VIII. Marriages, 1765-1777 ... 1782
Vol. IX. Marriages, 1777-5791 ... 1806
Vol. X. Marriages, 1791-1807 ... 1836
Vol. XI. Marriages, 1807-1812 ... 1897
It should be noted that in Vols. I and II of this Register, christened is often abbreviated "c.", buried "b.", and married "m."
It has been only possible to print it through the generous aid of the late Mrs. Seymour, the sister of the late Mr. Stanley Leighton. M.P., founder of the Society. Thanks are due to the Rev. Dr. Greenwood, the present Vicar of St. Chad's for facilities afforded in transcription and collation, and for leave to print the Register. Also to Miss Hope-Edwardes (and to her helper Mrs. James Jones), and to Miss Auden and Miss Amy Auden, for transcribing and collating the Register, and seeing it through the press; and to Mr. J. A. Morris„ Miss Auden, and Miss Hope- Edwardes, for the interesting historical introduction.
|Contents of Volume II.||PAGES.|
|Register, 1717 to 1781 (Marriages to 1754 only)||705 - 1408|