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"CARDISTON, (or CARDESTON), a parish in the hundred of Ford, in the county of Salop, 6 miles to the W. of Shrewsbury. It is situated near the river Severn, in a district containing coal and limestone, and includes the township of Wattlesborough. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford, value £274, in the patronage of Sir B. Leighton, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Michael." WATTLESBOROUGH, a township in the parish of Cardiston, hundred of Ford, county Salop, 8 miles W. of Shrewsbury. It was once a Roman station."[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 Cardeston provided by Mel Lockie. This also includes the Bishop's Transcripts. 
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