BADGER, Shropshire"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.
by Colin Hinson ©2012
- The transcription of the Parish Registers for Badger provided by Mel Lockie. Added 16 Feb 2012.
- 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,