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Sibdon Carwood, Shropshire

Historical Description

Sibdon Carwood, a parish in Salop, 2 miles WSW of Craven Arms station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford (L. & N.W. and G.W. Joint) railway, and 7¼ SSW of Church Stretton. Post town, Craven Arms (R.S.O.) Acreage, 769; population of the civil parish, 63; of the ecclesiastical, with Halford, 346. Sibdon Castle, an ancient mansion, is the seat of the lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage, with Halford annexed, in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £60 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1741 and enlarged in 1872.

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 
Poor Law unionChurch-Stretton 

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 Sibdon Carwood

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sibdon Carwood 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 districtSY7