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Cruckton, Shropshire

Historical Description

Cruckton, a township in Pontesbury parish, Salop, 1 mil& N of Hanwood railway station. Post town, Shrewsbury Population, 894. It is a seat of petty sessions. Cruckton. Hall is the chief residence. There is a chapel of ease.

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 parishPontesbury 
Poor Law unionAtcham 

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 Cruckton

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cruckton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Cruckton 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 districtSY5
Post TownShrewsbury