Uffington, Shropshire

Historical Description

Uffington, a village and a parish in Salop, on the river Severn and the Shropshire Union Canal, 3 miles ENE of Shrewsbury, with a post office under Shrewsbury; money order office, Shrewsbury; telegraph office, Upton Magna. Acreage, 3055; population of the civil parish, 309; of the ecclesiastical, 154. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The civil parish includes Haughmond, where are the ruins of an Augustinian abbey founded in the 12th century. Sundorne Castle and Pimley Manor are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £90 with residence. The church is good.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Salop
Ecclesiastical parish Uffington Holy Trinity
Hundred South Bradford
Poor Law union Atcham
Registration district Atcham (1837-1935)

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Shropshire Archives have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Uffington

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Uffington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Shropshire (Salop) is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY4
Post TownShrewsbury