Shropshire baptisms

Discover your ancestors in baptismal records dating between 1538 and 1900 in almost 325 parishes in Shropshire, England. From these records, uncover the names of your ancestor’s parents, and use this as a key to delve further into your family’s history.

Each record comprises a transcript and a colour image of the original parish register of the baptism. The amount of information included varies, but the Shropshire Baptism records usually include the following information about your ancestor:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Year of Baptism
  • Place of Baptism
  • Father’s First Name
  • Mother’s First Name
  • Place of Residence
  • Religious Denomination
  • Later records may also include additional details. These may not always be transcribed, but you may be able to see them on the scanned image of the original record. Further Details in Later Records:
    • Date of Birth
    • Date of Baptism
    • Father’s Occupation
    • Mother’s Last Name
The record set comprises 1,133,580 baptisms from almost 325 parishes in Shropshire, England. These records date from 1538 to 1900. These records cover the following denominations:
  • Anglican
  • Methodist
  • Baptist
  • Unitarian
  • United Reform Church
  • Congregational
  • Independent Calvinist Congregational
  • You can search by Denomination, which is divided into Anglican, Methodist, and Non-Conformist Registers.