Sutton, West Felton, Shropshire, England

City West Felton
County Shropshire
Country England


Sutton township lies four and a half miles S.E. from Oswestry, and one and a half mile from Weston Felton, near the Rednal railway station. In 1841 there were 31 houses and 155 inhabitants; the township comprises 664A. 3R. 22P. of land, the owners of which arc Mr. Edward Edwards, Mr. John Edwards, Messrs. Sides, Mr. John Manford, Mr. William Duckett, and the executors of late Mr. Croxon. The tithes were commuted in 1838 for £116. 7s. 9d. Rateable value of the township, £810. 17s. Sutton Hall, an ancient edifice pleasantly situated on an eminence, has had additions from time to time made, and of late years has been much modernized. Grimpo is a hamlet consisting of well built houses, and being near the parish of Weston Felton, a commodious school has been erected, with a residence for the teacher; it was built by subscriptions, and the site was given by William Mostyn Owen, Esq. ; it is supported by a few benevolent individuals, and a small charge from each of the scholars; the average attendance is about eighty scholars. The Independents have a chapel at Grimpo, built in 1831.

Sutton and Grimpo directory.—George Dawes Brittain, The Hall; James Hargreaves, Esq., The Hall; Edward Furmston, farmer, Grimpo; William Manford, farmer, Sutton farm; Thomas Morgan, farmer; John Morgan, farmer and pariah clerk; William Walton, farmer; John Morgan, schoolmaster; Edward Parkes, butcher; Edward Vaughan, builder and farmer.

- Bagshaws Directory of Shropshire, 1851


Sutton is 1½ miles north-east from West Felton, near the Rednal railway station, and 4½ miles south-east from Oswestry, with 504 acres : rateable value, £732 5S.

At Grimpo, a hamlet in this township, there is a Congregational chapel, built in 1885. The Rev. T. M. B. Bulkeley-Owen B.A., J.P. and A. Mostyn-Owen Esq. J.P. are the landowners.

- Kellys Directory of Shropshire, 1891


Sutton is 1½ miles north-east from West Felton near Rednal railway station, and 4½ miles south-east from Oswestry.

At Grimpo, a hamlet, is a Congregational chapel, built in 1831, with sittings for 200 persons. Rev Owen Fitzherbert Jacson and Col. Roger Mostyn-Owen D.S.O. are the landowners.

- Kellys Directory of Shropshire, 1929


  1. Ann Bill
  2. Edward Bill
  3. Edward Bill
  4. Edward Bill
  5. Elizabeth Bill
  6. Elizabeth Rees
  7. Francis Bill
  8. Francis Bill
  9. Frank Richard Lloyd
  10. George Oswell Lloyd
  11. Hannah Baker
  12. Hannah Bill
  13. Hannah Bill
  14. Jane Ann Lee
  15. Jane Bill
  16. Jane Parrock
  17. John Bill
  18. John Bill
  19. John Bill Esq.
  20. Margaret Bill
  21. Margaret Bill
  22. Margaret Williams
  23. Mary
  24. Mary Bill
  25. Mary Bill
  26. Mary Ellen Edwards
  27. Roger Bill
  28. Roger Bill
  29. Roger Bill
  30. Samuel Bill
  31. Samuel Thomas
  32. Sarah
  33. Sarah Maria Edwards
  34. Sarah Maria Lloyd
  35. Thomas Bill
  36. Thomas Bill
  37. Thomas Bill
  38. Thomas Bill
  39. Thomas Bill
  40. Thomas Bill
  41. Thomas Lloyd
  42. William Bill
  43. William Thomas
  44. William Thomas
  45. William Withers Lloyd
  46. [Jane Rogers]
  47. [William] Parrock