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Lyth Hill and Dorrington
Independent Chapel.
1808-1837.

Lyth Hill and Dorrington Chapel.

Register of Baptisms.

This is a small thin book, 8 1/2 inches tall and 7 inches broad, in boards. It is No. 20 of the Shropshire Non-Parochial Registers preserved at Somerset House. It extends from 1808 to 1837. The ministers who sign are George Ryder 1808 to 1813, and John Jones Beynon 1818 to 1837. The Chapel was founded about 1798.

In this Register the maiden name of the wife is given in parentheses after the surname.

REGISTER OF THE CHILDREN BAPTIZED AT LYTH HILL AND DORRINGTON.

1808, May 8. Ann, d. of William Casewell & -, Collier, p. of -, Co. Salop ... bap.
By GEO. RYAN, Minister [signs to 1813.]
" Mar. 5. John, s. of Richard Davies & Sarah (Carter), p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
" May 6. William, s. of - Beddow & -, his wife, Collier, p. of -, Co. Salop ... bap.
" Mar. 5. Pheaby, d. of John & Mary Bullock (Overton), Collier, p. of , Co. Salop ... bap.
1810, July 3. James, s. of Richard & Elizabeth Whitefoot (Davies), Tayler ... born.
" July 15. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
" ... Mary, d. of John & Bullock (Overton). Collier ... born.
1811, Feb. 10. Condover, Salop ... bap.
" Apr. 25. John, s. of John & - Jones ... born.
" June 3. p. Condover, Salop ... bap.

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2 Lyth Hill and Dorrington Independent Chapel.

1812, Aug. 16. Richard, s. of John & Jones, Collier ... born.
" Sep. 6. p. -, Co. Salop ... bap.
1813, Mar. 17. Sarah, d. of Richard & Elizabeth Whitefoot (Davies), Tayler ... born.
" May 16. p. Condover, Salop ... bap.
" May 5. Arm, d. of John & Mary Bullock (Overton), Collier ... born.
" May 17. p. Condover, Salop ... bap.
" ... Elizabeth, d. of Richard & Sarah Davies (Carter), Labourer ... born.
" Oct. 3. ... bap.
" Dec. -. Richard, s. of John & Kaziah Davies (Humphreys), Stay-maker ... born.
1818, Feb. 1. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in the presence of the Congregation at Lyth Hill Chapel.
By J. J. BEYNON, Minister [signs to 1837 .]
" Mar. 25. John, s. of William & Maria Boycott (Lewis), Labourer ... born.
" Apr. 12. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in the presence of the Congregation in the Chapel, Dorrington.
" July 2. Henry, s. of Richard & Elizabeth Whitefoot (Davies), Taylor ... born.
" Aug. 2. Chapel, Dorrington ... bap.
" Sep. 16. Sarah, d. of Samuel & Martha Pugh (Smith), Labourer ... born.
" Oct. 18. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in Chapel at Dorrington.
1820, Jan. -. William, s. of John & Kaziah Davies (Humphreys), Stay-maker ... born.
" Feb. 1. ... bap.
Baptized Chapel at Lyth Hill.

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1820, Apr. 11. Emma. d. of Joseph & Sarah Speak (Carter) ... born.
" Apr. 14. p. Cardington, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized at Cardington.
" May 3. John, s. of Stephen & Mary Birch (Davies), Labourer ... born.
" June 21. Condover. Co. Salop ... bap.
" May 5. Edward, s. of Thomas & Jane Everall (Hinley), Weaver ... born.
" May 28. Wentnor, Co. Salop ... bap.
" July 9. Edward, s. of William & Maria Boycott (Lewis), Labourer, Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized Chapel at Dorrington.
" Aug. 10. Henry, s. of Humphrey & Elizabeth Littlehales (Buckley), Wheelwright ... born.
" 1st Sabbath in Sept. Pontesbury, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized Chapel at Lyth Hill.
1821, Apr. 28. John, s. of John & Mary Bullock (Overton), Collier ... born.
Handscroft, p. Condover.
Born in the presence of Mary Griffiths, Mary Prees & Ann Bullock.
" May 20. Baptized in the presence of the Congregation at Lyth Hill Chapel ... bap.
" July 30. Rebekah, d. of Richard & Elizabeth Whitefoot (Davies), Taylor ... born.
" Aug. 26. ... bap.
Baptized at Dorrington.
1822, Jan. 13. John, s. of Hugh Lloyd, Joiner ... born.
" Feb. 2. of Denbigh, Co. Denbigh, & Hannah, his wife, formerly Hannah Bullock, of the p. of Condover, at Lyth Hill Chapel ... bap.

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4 Lyth Hill and Dorrington Independent Chapel.

1822, Mar. 25. Jonathan, s. of John & Kaziah Davies (Humphreys), Stay-maker ... born.
" Apr. 21. Exford Green, p. Condover, at Lyth Hill Chapel ... bap.
" July 15. Ann, d. of William & Maria Boycott (Lewis), Labourer ... born.
" Aug. 11. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Born in the presence of Ann Ward.
Baptized in the presence of Congregation in Chapel at Dorrington.
" Oct. 10. Joseph, s. of William & Hannah Hall (Smith). Gardener ... born.
" Oct. 28. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
1823, Richard, s. of William & Sarah Smith (Griffiths), Bricklayer... born.
" Mar. 16. p. Stapleton, now of Dorrington ... bap.
In the Chapel at Dorrington.
1822, Aug. 14. Thomas, s. of Humphrey & Elizabeth Littlehales (Buckley), Wheelwright ... born.
" Aug. 27. p. Pontesbury ... bap.
Born in the presence of Elizabeth Tipton.
1823, Sep. 20. Sarah, d. of Thomas & Sarah Bullock (Jandrel), Labourer ... born.
" Oct. 12. p. Dorrington ... bap.
Baptized at Dorrington.
" Sep. 27. John, s. of William & Mary Chidley (Bowen), Shoemaker ... born.
" Nov. 9. Church Pulverbatch, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in the Chapel at Lyth Hill.
1824, Apr. 1. John, s. of Edward & Mary Jones (Bennett), Labourer ... born.
" June 6. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized at Lyth Hill Chapel.

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1825, Apr. 7. John, s. of Humphrey & Elizabeth Littlehales (Buckley), Wheel-wright ... born.
" May 1. p. Pontesbury, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized at Minsterley.
" June 10. Samuel, s. of William & Maria Boycott (Lewis), Labourer ... born.
" June 26. p. Condover, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized at Dorrington.
" Dec. 4. Martha, d. of William & Sarah Smith (Griffiths), Bricklayer... born.
Baptized at Dorrington Chapel... bap.
1826, Sep. 19. Richard, s. of William & Mary Chidley (Bowen), Shoemaker... born.
" Oct. 15. p. Pulverbatch ... bap.
Baptized at Dorrington.
" Dec. 25. Rebekah, d. of John & Kaziah Davies (Humphreys), Stay-maker ... born.
1827, Jan. 14. Exford Green, p. Condover ... bap.
Baptized in Chapel at Lyth Hill.
" Feb. 12. Mary, d. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales), Joiner ... born.
" Mar. 18 Late of Whixall ... bap.
Baptized in Chapel at Dorrington.
1828, Feb. 24. Joseph, s. of Humphrey & Elizabeth Littlehales (Buckley), Wheelwright ... born.
" Mar. 5. p. Pontesbury. Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in their house in the presence of Margaret Jones, Mr. Buckley and the Family.
" Jan. 28. Anne Elizabeth, d. of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer ... born.
" Oct. 19. Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
Baptized in Plealey Chapel.

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6 Lyth Hill and Dorrington Independent Chapel.

1829, Apr. 12. Elizabeth, d. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales), Joiner, Ryton, p. Condover, of Whixall ... bap.
Baptized at Dorrington Chapel.
" June 1. Waring, s. of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer, Plealey, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized at Plealey.
" Aug. 17. Henry, s. of John & Kasia Davies (Humphreys), Staymaker ... born.
" Sep. 6. Exford Green, p. Condover ... bap.
Baptized in the Chapel at Lyth Hill.
1830, Feb. 20. Martha, d. of John & Radcliff. Labourer, Dorrington Grove ... bap.
Baptized in Chapel at Dorrington.
" Nov. -. Mary, d. of Henry & Jane Jones (Babington), Collier, Hanwood, Co. Salop ... bap.
In the Chapel at Plealey.
" Nov. -. Susanna, d, of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer ... bap.
Baptized in the Chapel.
1831, Jan. 21. Eliza, d. of Richard & Elizabeth Jones (Pinches), Miller ... born.
" Jan. 30. Pontsford, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
" Jan. 15. John, s. of John & Elizabeth Aston (Edwards), Collier ... born.
" Feb. 6. Arscott, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
Baptized in the Chapel at Plealey.
" Feb. 9. Richard, s. of Richard & Sarah Halford (Edwards), Miller ... born.
" Feb. 27. p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel at Plealey.
" Apr. 17. Lydia, d. of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer, Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel.

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1831, 1st Sabbath in July. William, s. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales), Condover Green ... bap.
In the Chapel at Dorrington.
" Nov. 24. Sarah, d. of John & Sarah Edwards (Downt0n), Shoemaker, of Pontesbury ... born.
" Dec. 17. Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel at Plealey.
" Dec. 9. George, s. of Robert & Mary Aston (Arald), Collier ... born.
" Dec. 25. Arscott, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel at Plealey.
1832, Mar. 15. Martha. d. of Henry & Jane Jones (Babington) ... born.
" Apr. 1. Arscott. p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel at Plealey.
" June 25. Emma, d. of William & Mary Whitfoot (Hayway), of Wheathill ... bap.
" July 5. Dorrington, p. Condover ... bap.
" Mar. 17. John, s. of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer ... born.
" July 15. Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel.
1833, Feb. 10. Richard, s. of Richard & Elizabeth Jones (Pinches), Miller ... born.
" Mar. 3. Pontsbury, Co. Salop ... bap.
At the house in the presence of John Pryce & J. Bennett Steadman.
1832, Mar. 17. John, s. of Richard & Ann France (Hanmer), Gentleman Farmer ... born.
" July 15. Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
In the Chapel.
1833, Feb. 10. Richard, s. of Richard & Elizabeth Jones (Pinches), Miller... born.

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8 Lyth Hill and Dorrington Independent Chapel.

1833, Mar. 3. Pontesbury, Co. Salop ... bap.
Baptized in the house, in the presence of John Pryce & J. Bennet Steadman.
" June 30. Justina, d. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales) ... born.
Ryton, p. Condover ... bap.
At the Chapel at Dorrington.
" Aug. 8. Thomas, s. of William & Steadman, Labourer, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
Baptized at their house in the presence of Thomas Tomlins & his wife, Mrs. Plimmer Jones & others.
" Sep. 13. Betty, d. of John & Ann Evans... born.
" Sep. 29. Boycott, p. Pontesbury, Co. Salop ... bap.
At the Chapel, Pontesford.
" Nov. 1. Sarah, d. of Richard & Sarah Halford (Edwards), Miller ... born.
And baptized on Sabbath Day, 24th of the same month and year (viz.) the 24th Sept., A.D. 1833 (sic), in the presence of the Congregation at Pontesford ... bap.
1834, Mar. 7. Elizabeth, d. of Henry & Jane Jones (Babington), Collier, of Hanwood ... bap.
Arscott, p. Pontesbury. In their house at Arscott.
" June 5. Emma, d. of John & Sarah Evans (Downton), Shoemaker, of Pontesford Hill ... born.
" June 8. Plealey, p. Pontesbury ... bap.

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1834, Aug. 3. Edwin. s. of George &. Frances Evans (Lewis). of Coedywaen, near Oswestry ... bap.
In Dorrington Chapel.
" Aug. 31. Jane, d. of Robert & Mary Aston (Arnald), Collier, of Arscott, Pontesford Hill, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
" Sep. 28. Anne, d. of John & Elizabeth Aston (Edwards), Collier, Arscott, Pontesford Hill, p. Pontesbury ... bap.
" Oct. 23. George, s. of Thomas & Mary Margarette Whitfield (Atkinson), Farmer, of Condover ... born.
" Nov. 13. Cantlop ... bap.
Born in the presence of Mrs. Ann Roberts. Baptized at their house, in the presence of Mr. Wm. Wood & Miss Mary Wood.
1835, Jan. 14. Sarah, d. of William & Mary Whitfoot (Hayway), Bayston Hill, p. Condover, Co. Salop. ... bap.
Baptized at their house.
" Feb. 8. Thomas, s. of Evan & Sarah Jones (Granger), Wheelwright, Ryton, p. Condover ... bap.
At the Chapel at Dorrington.
" May 12. Charles, s. of Ann Blower, Hanwood, Co. Salop ... bap.
" Aug. 23. Jasper, s. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales), Joiner & Inn-keeper, of Condover Green, lately Ryton, p. Condover, now Swann Inn, Colham, Shrewsbury ... bap.
Baptized in the Chapel at Dorrington.

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10 Lyth Hill and Dorrington Independent Chapel.

1836, Feb. 14. Richard, s. of William & Steadman, Labourer ... born.
" Mar. 29. Bap. in presence of Congregation at Longden ... bap.
" Feb. 16. John, s. of Henry & Mary Crane (Corfield), Farmer, Stapleton... born.
" ... Berwick ... bap.
Born in the presence of Mrs. Griffiths.
Baptized in their house, Upton Berwick, in the presence of Ann Blaney & Mr. Thos. Corfield.
" Aug. 16. Thomas William, s. of Thomas & Whitfield (Adkinson), of Condover ... born.
" Sep. 8. Cantlop Mill, p. Berrington ... bap.
Baptized by the Rev. David James, of Hadnall.
" Dec. 1. Mary Eleanor, d. of George & Frances Evans (Lewis), Gardener, Coedy Waen, near Oswestry ... bap.
Dorrington, p. Condover. In the Chapel at Dorrington.
1837, Apr. 9. Henry, s. of Jasper & Justina Jones (Hales) ... born.
" May 7. At the Chapel in Dorrington ... bap.
" May 22. Mary, d. of John & Ann Hordley (Heighway), Tailor, of Ryton, p. Condover ... born.
" June 18. At the Chapel at Lyth Hill ... bap.
" Sep. 13. Emma, d. of William & Mary Thomas (Monsell), Saddler ... born.
" Oct. 1. Dorrington, Co. Salop ... bap.
Born in the presence of Ann Jones & Martha Heighway, of Dorrington.
Baptized at the Chapel at Dorrington.

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1836, Mar. 17. An, d. of William & A. Jones (Jones), Schoolmaster, of Dorrington ... bap.
Dorrington. p. Condover.
1837, June 4. John, s. of Thomas & Roseanna Steadman (Smith), Wheelwright, of Dorrington ... born.
" June 1. Dorrington, p. Condover ... bap.

J.J. BEYNON.
H.W.P.

P.S.- The above were transcribed from memorandum, as the baptism was administered at the house of the Parents, and were not written at the time.

We certify, etc.

JOHN BOWRING }
SAMUEL GALE } Commissioners.
JOHN SHOVELLER }

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