Marriages beyond Waters Upton

Abstracted marriage register entries from parish registers in Shropshire beyond Waters Upton, from 1609 to 1900.

Many Waters Upton folk married in other parishes. Abstracts of the marriage records I have been able to find, in Shropshire, which specified that one or both parties were of Waters Upton (or Upton Parva), can be found below.

Abbreviations: B. = bachelor; lic. = licence; p. = parish; S. = spinster; Wid. = Widow or Widower; Wit. = witnesses; (X) = made their mark.


7 Aug 1609, High Ercall: Edward Steventon on Upton parva & Anne Penson of this p., by lic.

8 May 1641, Shrewsbury St Chad: Edward Bucknall of Waters Upton & Mary Buttry

16 Feb 1665/6, High Ercall: Johannes Ward de Sleape & Elizabetha Humfreson de Waters=Upton

31 Jan 1672/3, High Ercall: Thomas Kinaston de Waters Upton & Maria Glegge de Rowton

27 Feb 1687/8, Rodington: Wm Hasledine of Waters Upton & Anne Hollyer of Rodington

24 Nov 1711, High Ercall: William Turner of Waters-Upton & Deborah James of the Moor

27 Jan 1712/3, High Ercall: William Davies of Waters-Upton & Mary Bubb Junr

22 Apr 1712, Wroxeter: Maurice Davies of the p. of Waters Upton & Jane Price of this p.

May 1712, Montford: Richardum Wall de Waters Upton & Mariam Ward de Montford

30 Dec 1714, Shrewsbury St Alkmund: William Mathews of Waters Upton p. & Elizab: Minors of Ercall magna p.

12 Feb 1714/5, Edgmond: William Brown of the p. of Waters Upton & Ann Skitt of the p. of Edgmond

23 Sep 1716, High Ercall: John Hazledine of the p. of Waters Upton & Grace Russell of this p.

27 Jan 1719/20, High Ercall: Michaell Doode of the p. of Waters Upton & Mary Barnes of Crudgington in this p.

24 May 1720, Benthall: Jon Waste of ye p. of Waters Upton & Franseas Harrison of ye p. of Brosley by lic.

26 Jun 1720, Wem: Samuell Edge of ye p. of Watersupton & Mary Lee of this p.

31 Aug 1723, High Ercall: Peter Matthews of Waters Upton & Jane Minor of Elwardine [= Ellerdine?]

31 Oct 1724, Edgmond: Richard Harpur of the p. of Waters Upton & Ann Minors of the p. of Bolas

20 Nov 1728, Shrewsbury St Alkmund: Henry Corfield of ye p. of Waters Upton & Margarett Wood of ye p. of Ercall Magna

3 Feb 1732/3, High Ercall: Thomas Maddox of Waters Upton & Lettice Mainwaring of this p.

12 Jun 1749, Longford: Joseph Turner of the p. of Waters Upton & Sarah [Rod___?]

14 Oct 1753, Wellington All Saints: John Richards of the p. of Waters Upton & Sarah Scutt of this p. by lic.

21 Feb 1754, High Ercall: Richard Cureton of the p. of Upton Parva & Mary Cureton of High Ercal p., by lic.

14 Apr 1757, Cound: Thomas Howll of the p. of Waters Upton & Mary Hartshorne of this p., by lic. Wit. William Jones, John Bullpen.

3 Feb 1760, Shrewsbury Holy Cross: Robert Harding of the p. of Upton Parva near Shrewsbury, Forgeman, & Ann Taylor of this p., Wid., by lic. Wit. John Farmer (X) Malster of Upton, William Yeoman who lodges at Mr Bennetts of the Swan but late of [blank].

5 Nov 1762, Hinstock: Richard Austin (X) of the p. of Waters Upton & Eliz. Berkin (X) of the p. of Hinstock, by Banns. Wit. Horris Gardener Brown, Mary Smith, Thos Bostock.

28 Jan 1763, High Ercall: John Wase of the p. of Waters Upton & Sarah Slater of this p., by lic. & consent of parents. Wit. Thomas Wood, Francis Smith.

31 Dec 1764, Wellington All Saints: Thomas Jackson (X) of the p. of Waters Upton, Husbandman, & Jane Miners (X) of this p., by Banns. Wit. William [Ja____?], Thomas [Ch__dley?] (X).

12 Dec 1765, Shrewsbury St Alkmund: Thomas Hatton, Rector of the p. of Waters Upton, Batchelour, & Leonora Boys of this p. Spinster, by lic. Wit. Frans [= Francis?] Hatton, Jno Dod.

8 Jun 1772, High Ercall: Richard Webb (X) of the p. of Waters Upton & Sarah Oliver (X) of this p., by lic. Wit. Fran. Smith, Richd Webb.

1 May 1774, Shawbury: William Onslow of this p. & Mary Adams of the p. of Waters Upton, by Banns. Wit. Benjamin Deakin, Richd Colley.

3 Sep 1785, Shrewsbury St Mary: Benjn. Jones of the p. of Waters Upton & Ruth Adams (X) of this p., by lic. Wit. John Hollis, John Wood. [Note: John Wood signed several other entries in this register as witness.]

25 Oct 1793, Condover: John Williams (X) of this p. & Charlotte Matthews (X) of the p. of Waters Upton, by lic. Wit. John Matthews, Bn. Ward.

23 Apr 1794, Shawbury: Joseph Wilkes (X) of the p. of Waters Upton, B., & Martha Harper (X) of this p., by lic. Wit. John Cook, James Harrison, Richd. Colley Clerk.

30 Jan 1796, Wem: William Dickin of the p. of Waters Upton, Farmer, & Elizabeth Embrey of this p. by lic. Wit. Sarah Griffith, Thomas Elks.

10 May 1796, High Ercall: Joseph Tittley (X) of the p. of Waters Upton & Martha Taylor of this p., by Banns. Wit. John Hammond, Jno. Pagett. [Note: John Pagett signed several other entries in this register as witness.]

3 Jan 1797, High Ercall: Thos. Nicklin of the p. of Waters Upton & Elizabeth Paddock (X) of this p. by Banns. Wit. William Harris, Benjn Evason

28 May 1800, Newport: Benjamin Jones of the p. of Waters Upton & Jane Beeteson (X) of this p., by lic. Wit. Benjamin Littleton, Isaac Pritchard. [Note: Isaac Pritchard signed several other entries in this register as witness.]

30 Nov 1801, Wellington All Saints: George Hobson (X) of the p. of Waters Upton & Sarah Hughes (X) of this p., by lic. Wit. John Roden. [Note: John Roden signed several other entries in this register as witness.]

19 Jul 1803, Wellington All Saints: Thos Blakermore of the p. of Watersupton & Jane Machin (X) of this p., by Banns. Wit. John Roden. [Note: John Roden signed several other entries in this register as witness.]

8 Nov 1804, Stanton on Hine Heath: Richard Bellis of the p. of Waters Upton, B., & Ann Harris of this p., S., by Lic. Wit. Ann Belliss, William Taylor.

12 Nov 1811, Edgmond: George Evans (X) of the p. of Waters Upton & Anne Brazenell (X) of this p., by Banns. Wit. William Sutton, Wm Bolas.

22 Jan 1818, Preston on the Wild Moors: Edward Austin of the p. of Waters Upton, B., & Sarah Vickers of the p. of Preston, by lic. Wit. Mary Vickers, William Vickers.

1 Aug 1827, Shrewsbury Holy Cross: Thomas Worrall, Cooper, of the p. of Water’s Upton, B., & Jane Booth (X) of this p., S., by Banns. Wit. Mary Ann Worrall, John Venables (X).

24 Dec 1827, Drayton in Hales: Thomas Bates of the p. of Upton Parva & Lettice Crutchley (X) of this p., by Banns. Wit. George Crutchley, Martha Crutchley. [Note – Lettice remarried on 15 Feb 1841 see below.]

25 Jul 1833, Shrewsbury St Julian: John Corfield of the p. of Waters Upton, B., & Jane Morris of this p., S., by lic. Wit. Mary Corfield, John Cartwright.

20 Jun 1837, Cound: James Ridgeway (X) of the p. of Upton Parva or Water’s Upton & Anne Jones of this p., by lic. Wit. Samuel Nicklin, Sarah Lloyd (X).

14 Nov 1837, Wellington All Saints: Thomas Lloyd | full | B. | Labourer | Waters Upton | Thomas Lloyd | Labourer; and Zillah Lloyd | full | S. | Servant | Waters Upton | Thomas Lloyd | Labourer. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. Thomas Lloyd (X), Elizabeth Woolley (X).

11 Feb 1838, Wellington All Saints: Robert Acherley / Atcherley | full | B. | Labourer | Waters Upton | John Acherley | Labourer; and Emma Lawrence | full | S. | – | Waters Upton | William Lawrence | Labourer. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. james Powell (X), Jane Powell (X). [Note – Acherley written in main entry, then “Robert Atcherley’s mark” below.]

6 Sep 1840, Wellington All Saints: Richard Ferrington | of age | B. | Labourer | Ellerdine | Samuel Ferrington | Labourer; and Elizabeth Atcherley | of age | S. | – | Waters Upton | John Atcherley | Farmer. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. Edward Pritchard (X), Elizabeth Dodd (X).

27 Jul 1840, Wellington All Saints: William Matthews | of age | B. | Shoemaker | Waters Upton | John Matthews | Shoemaker; and Anne Hobson | of age | S. | – | Cherington | Thomas Hobson | Labourer. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. William Matthews (X), Jane Hobson (X).

15 Feb 1841, Eyton: Thos Evans | of age | Wid. | Labourer | Muckerton | Saml. Evans | Labourer; and Lettice Bates | of age | Wid. | – | Water’s Upton | Joseph Crutchley | Labourer. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. John Evans (X), Elizh. Cureton (X).

24 Apr 1841, Wellington All Saints: Henry Ashley | of age | B. | Wheelwright | Upton Parva | George Ashley | Wheelwright; and Sarah Shotton | of age | S. | at home | Crackley Bank | Benjamin Shotton | Blacksmith. By Banns. Sarah made her mark. Wit. Francis Jones, Alice Bostock (X).

2 Sep 1841, Newport: William Millward of the p. of Waters Upton, Wid., & Mary Ann Kelley of this p., Wid., by lic. Wit. Edward Clarke, John James. [Note – Old register still in use.]

12 Oct 1841, High Ercall: William Mathews | 20 | B. | Farmer | Waters Upton | Thomas Mathews | Farmer; and Emma Ralphs | full | S. | – | Crudgington Green | John Ralphs | Farmer. Banns / lic. not specified. William made his mark. Wit. John Harper, Emma Davies.

1 Aug 1853, Shrewsbury St Chad: John Titley | 32 | Wid. | Policeman | Water’s Upton, Salop | Samuel Titley | Pump Maker; and Lydia Burfoot | 26 | S. | Servant | Princess Street | Francis Burfoot | Farm Bailiff. By Banns. Wit. William Williams, Mary Evans.

26 Jul 1853, High Ercall: William Davies | 23 | B. | Tailor | Waters Upton | Mathew Davies | Tailor; and Mary Buttrey | 20 | S. | – | Ellerdine Heath | William Buttrey | Shoemaker. By lic. Wit. John Taylor, Sarah Yale (X).

23 Sep 1856, Donnington Wood: John Gregory | 28 | B. | Tailor | Waters Upton | James Gregory | Tailor; and Mary Anne Jones | 25 | S. | – | Donington Wood | Robert Jones | Carpenter. After Banns. Wit. Charles Jones, Emma Gregory.

31 Mar 1864, Grinshill: William Morgan | full | Wid. | Farmer | Waters Upton | William Morgan | Butcher; and Ann Ibbs | full | S. | – | Grinshill | Samuel Ibbs | Farmer. Banns / lic. not specified. Wit. Richard Ibbs, Sarah Ibbs.

17 Sep 1866, Malinslee: John James | 43 | Wid. | Butcher | Waters Upton | John James | Gardener; and Emma Teece | 50 | Wid. | – | Dawley | Christopher [North?] | Miber. By lic. Wit. Thomas Madeley, Margrett Jones.

2 Oct 1866, High Ercall: George Lloyd | 21 | B. | Tailor | Waters Upton | William Lloyd | Labourer; and Charlotte Newns | 20 | S. | Servant | Ercal Magna | Thomas Newnes | Labourer. After Banns. Wis. George Newns, Anne Padmore.

11 Feb 1868, Eyton: Richard Kilvert | of age | Wid. | Farm Bailiff | Waters Upton | Charles Kilvert | Laborers; and Sarah Hayman | of age | S. | – | Long Lane | William Hayman | Laborers. After Banns. Both made their marks. Wit. Thomas Growcott, Matilda Reynolds.

4 Feb 1868, Oakengates: James Lewis | full | B. | Police Officer | Waters Upton | Thomas Lewis | Farmer; and Hannah Leech | full | S. | – | Oakengates | Samuel Leech | Sinker. After Banns. Wit. George Meredith, Sarah Meredith.

8 Sep 1869, Wrockwardine: Charles Edward Bennett | 34 | B. | Shoemaker | Waters Upton | Thomas Bennett | Shoemaker; and Anne Blakemore | 26 | S. | – | Long Lane | William Blakemore | Labourer. After Banns. Charles made his mark. Wit. Thomas Onslow, Thomas Houlston Parish Clark, Sarah Blakemore, William Blakemore.

1 Mar 1870, Lilleshall: William John Owen | 24 | B. | Farmer | Waters Upton | John Owen | Tailor; and Elizabeth Harper | 23 | S. | – | Lilleshall | William Harper | Labourer.After Banns. Wit. William Tomkinson, Emma Hales.

31 Aug 1875, High Ercall: John Bayley Davies | full | B. | Clerk in Holy Orders | Waters Upton | Evan Davies | Farmer; and Susan Anslow Juckes | full | S. | – | Ercal Magna | Richard Juckes | Farmer. After Banns. Wit. Evan Davies, R F Juckes, Mary Juckes, L. Juckes.

3 May 1880, Lilleshall: Samuel Thomas Bennett | 21 | B. | Shoemaker | Waters Upton | Thomas Bennett | Packer; and Alice Lucas | 21 | S. | – | Lilleshall | Richard Lucas | Coachman. After Banns. Wit. Richard Woolley, Mary Ann Newns.

14 Sep 1880, High Ercall: Richard Woolley | 27 | B. | Butcher | Waters Upton | Robert Woolley | Labourer; and Maria Pitchford | 21 | S. | – | Potford | John Pitchford | Farmer. Banns / lic. not specified. Wit. William Woolley (X), Eliza Woolley.

20 Jun 1887, High Ercall: George Clay | full | B. | Farmer | Cold Hatton | Richard Clay | Butcher; and Jane Elizabeth Martin | 20 | S. | – | Waters Upton | John Martin | Publican. By lic. Wit. William Wooley (X), Selina Clay.

19 May 1891, Wellington All Saints: Thomas George Williams | 24 | B. | Painter | Church Street | Richard Williams | Tailor; and Mary Ann Doody | 29 | S. | – | Waters Upton | Isaac Doody | Labourer. After Banns. Wit. Joseph Williams, Sarah Ellen Owen.

21 Nov 1891, Wellington All Saints: William Hughes | 33 | B. | Labourer | 65 Dalland Lane, Warrington | Richard Hughes | Labourer; and Mary Light | 34 | S. | – | Waters Upton | William Light | Labourer. After Superintendent Registrar’s Certificate. Wit. Richard Light, Caroline Hughes.

23 Apr 1899, Newport: Thomas Bennett | full | B. | Shoemaker | Hodnet Road, Waters Upton | Samuel Thomas Bennett | Shoemaker; and Martha Turner | full | S. | Domestic Servant | Wellington Road, Newport | Joseph Turner | Potter’s Turner. By lic. Wit. Samuel T. Bennett, Anne Taylor.

20 Nov 1900, High Ercall: Benjamin Williams | 46 | Wid. | Labourer | Waters Upton | Samuel Williams (deceased) | Labourer; and Jane Growcott | 38 | Wid. | – | Crudginton | William Rogers (deceased) | Carpenter. After Banns. Wit. Emily Edwards, Samuel Fieldhouse (X).

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