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Halford, Shropshire

Historical Description

Halford, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Bromfield parish, Salop, on the river Onney, half a mile NE of Craven Arms station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway, and 7g- miles NW of Ludlow. Acreage of township, 1348; population, 283. The chapelry includes the township of Dinchope, and its post town is Craven Arms (R.S.O.) The living is a vicarage, united with that of Sibdon Carwood, in the diocese of Hereford; joint net value, £60 with residence. Patron, Lord Windsor, who is lord of the manor. The church is ancient, and was repaired in 1848.

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 CountySalop 
Civil parishBromfield 
Poor Law unionLudlow 

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 Halford

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Halford from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Halford are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Shropshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY7