Little Ness, Shropshire
Ness, Little, a parish in Salop, 2½ miles SW of Baschurch station on the G.W.R., and 7½ NW of Shrewsbury. It contains the townships of Adcote and Milford, and its post town is Baschurch. Acreage, 1406; population, 284. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Baschurch, in the diocese of Lichfield. The church is partly Norman, has a bell-gable, and contains an ancient font.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Ellesmere||1837 - 1935|
|Registration district||Oswestry||1935 - 1967|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Little Ness from 1837 to 1935 you should search for the Ellesmere Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Little Ness from 1935 to 1967 you should search for the Oswestry Registration District.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Shropshire (Salop) is available to browse.
Online maps of Little Ness are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Shropshire newspapers online:
- Shrewsbury Chronicle
- Wellington Journal
- Eddowes's Journal, and General Advertiser for Shropshire, and the Principality of Wales
- Ludlow Advertiser
- Salopian Journal
The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.