"WITHINGTON, a parish and township in the S. division of Bradford hundred, county Salop, 5 miles N. W. of Wellington, and 7 from Shrewsbury, on the Shropshire canal, near where the river Roden joins the Tern. The parish includes the hamlet of Woodlands. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £80. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, contains some brasses of the 15th century. A. W. Corbet, Esq., of Sundorn Castle, is lord of the manor and principal landowner."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]
- The transcription of the Parish Registers for Withington provided by Mel Lockie.
- A transcript of the Withington parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Withington parish entries from Gregory's 1824 Gazetteer of Shropshire,
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