Wednesday, December 12, 2012

RN #162 Shropshire

Much of my JONES family history involves the area in and around Shropshire.  This notebook contains my research regarding this geographic area.

     Corrupted from Saxon "Scob-scire" a contraction from "Scrobbes-Byrig-Scyre"
     pre-history tribes (Cornavii/Ordovices)
     rise of Shrewsbury
    the Marches

Civil government
     15 hundreds or districts
     borough and market towns

Domesday record
     parts open to settlement 1086
     Welsh controlled area

Oakly Park Collection (Catalogue Ref. 20)
     Fox family of Oakly Park, Bromfield, Shropshire
     Hertbert family of Oakly Park, Bromfield, Shropshire
     Hill family of Hawkstone, Shropshire (Catalogue Ref. 731)
     Wolryche family of Bridnorth (Catalogue Ref. 2922)
     Thornes family of Shropshire (Catalogue Ref. 867, 1488)
     Childe family of Shropshire (Catalogue Ref. 3320)

Calendar of Patent Rolls - Salop  (1434)
        Hereford (1434)

     Cyngen (Powys) fl 550s
         capital = Pengwern

JONES surname 1547 - 1703 (English legal records)
     More family of Linley, Shropshire (Catalogue Ref. 1037)

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