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"BADGER, (or Bagsore), a parish in the hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 5 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth. Shiffnall is its post town. It is situated on the border of Staffordshire, and was formerly a detached part of Wenlock liberty. It is watered by a small stream, a feeder of the Severn. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford, value £230, in the patronage of R. H. Cheney, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Giles. Badger Hall stands in a pleasant spot, and the grounds contain a charming dingle.
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868] by Colin Hinson ©2015


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Church Records

  • The transcription of the Parish Registers for Badger provided by Mel Lockie. Added 16 Feb 2012.
  • Description and Travel

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  • A transcript of the Badger parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
  • A transcript of the Badger parish entries from Gregory's 1824 Gazetteer of Shropshire,

  • Historical Geography

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    You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO769996 (Lat/Lon: 52.593675, -2.342458), Badger which are provided by: