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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Shrewsbury'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Shrewsbury was chartered on the 4th of September, 1761, by Henning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, under George III, to Samuel Ashleyand sixty- three others, only one of whom ever settled in town. Its organization was not effected until March 20, 1781. The town still retains its original limits except one square mile taken from Plymouth, Windsor county, and annexed to Shrewsbury, October 21, 1823.  
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Shrewsbury was chartered on the 4th of September, 1761, by Henning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, under George III, to Samuel Ashleyand sixty- three others, only one of whom ever settled in town. Its organization was not effected until March 20, 1781. The town still retains its original limits except one square mile taken from Plymouth, Windsor county, and annexed to Shrewsbury, October 21, 1823.<br>
  
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The town maintained a relatively stable population in the 19th century. Census records indicate 1,289 citizens in 1830 and 1,235 in 1880. When the lumber industry declined, so did the population. According to 2000 figures, 1,108 people call Shrewsbury home.<ref>History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.</ref><ref>Shrewsbury: A Town Grows in the Mountains, Don Wickman, Rutland Herald Newspaper, Oct.27, 2006.</ref><sup></sup><br>  
  
The town maintained a relatively stable population in the 19th century. Census records indicate 1,289 citizens in 1830 and 1,235 in 1880. When the lumber industry declined, so did the population. According to 2000 figures, 1,108 people call Shrewsbury home.<br>  
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=== Historical Data<br> ===
  
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=== Town Histories<br> ===
  
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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[http://shrewsburyhistoricalsociety.com/html/Panoramas_and_Maps/index.html Historical Photos] of Shrewsbury and surrounding area.
  
=== Town Histories<br> ===
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Shrewsbury, Vermont -- Our Town As It Was, Dawn D. Hance, Academy Books, Jan 1, 1980.
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
  
The probate district for Shrewbury is Rutland.  
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The probate district for Shrewsbury is Rutland.  
  
 
Rutland Probate Court <br>83 Center Street <br>Rutland, VT 05701 <br>(802) 775-0114  
 
Rutland Probate Court <br>83 Center Street <br>Rutland, VT 05701 <br>(802) 775-0114  
  
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/204387 FamilySearch Library Catalog]<br>
 
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Shrewsbury. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/rutland.htm link].&nbsp;<br>  
 
The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Shrewsbury. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/rutland.htm link].&nbsp;<br>  
  
*Ricerside Cemetery  
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*Laurel Glenn Cemetery  
*St. Dominic Cemetery  
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*Northam Cemetery  
*South Street Cemetery (South Street Cemetery shares a common boundary (on its northern edge) with Saint Dominic Cemetery)<br>
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*Shrewsbury Center Cemetery<br>  
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*Tabor Cemetery
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*Woodward-Wilder Cemetery
  
 
=== Churches  ===
 
=== Churches  ===
  
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1.&nbsp;Shrewsbury Community Church United of Christ<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; 1300 CCC Rd.<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; Shrewsbury VT 05738<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; Phone: (802) 492-3402<br>
  
 
=== Town Records  ===
 
=== Town Records  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images) at this [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1987653 link].  
 
Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images) at this [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1987653 link].  
  
The Family History Library has [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/675522 microfilm of&nbsp;original records] in the Shrewbury Town Hall for the years 1767-1861.  
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The Family History Library has [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/178107 microfilm of&nbsp;original records] in the Shrewbury Town Hall for the years 1771-1946.  
  
Town of Shrewsbury<br><br>
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Town of Shrewsbury<br>9823 Cold River Rd.<br>Shrewsbury, VT 05738<br> Phone: (802) 492-3511<br>Email: shrewsburyclerk@vermontel.net<br>  
  
 
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
  
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Shrewsbury Historical Society, Inc.<br>5419 VT Route 103<br>Cuttingville, VT 05738‎<br>Website: [http://shrewsburyhistoricalsociety.com/ http://shrewsburyhistoricalsociety.com/]
  
 
=== References<br>  ===
 
=== References<br>  ===

Revision as of 15:04, 31 May 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Rutland Gotoarrow.png Shrewsbury

Brief History

Shrewsbury was chartered on the 4th of September, 1761, by Henning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, under George III, to Samuel Ashleyand sixty- three others, only one of whom ever settled in town. Its organization was not effected until March 20, 1781. The town still retains its original limits except one square mile taken from Plymouth, Windsor county, and annexed to Shrewsbury, October 21, 1823.

The town maintained a relatively stable population in the 19th century. Census records indicate 1,289 citizens in 1830 and 1,235 in 1880. When the lumber industry declined, so did the population. According to 2000 figures, 1,108 people call Shrewsbury home.[1][2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Historical Photos of Shrewsbury and surrounding area.

Shrewsbury, Vermont -- Our Town As It Was, Dawn D. Hance, Academy Books, Jan 1, 1980.

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online

Probate Records

The probate district for Shrewsbury is Rutland.

Rutland Probate Court
83 Center Street
Rutland, VT 05701
(802) 775-0114

City Directories

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Shrewsbury. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this link

  • Laurel Glenn Cemetery
  • Northam Cemetery
  • Shrewsbury Center Cemetery
  • Tabor Cemetery
  • Woodward-Wilder Cemetery

Churches

1. Shrewsbury Community Church United of Christ
    1300 CCC Rd.
    Shrewsbury VT 05738
    Phone: (802) 492-3402

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images) at this link.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records in the Shrewbury Town Hall for the years 1771-1946.

Town of Shrewsbury
9823 Cold River Rd.
Shrewsbury, VT 05738
Phone: (802) 492-3511
Email: shrewsburyclerk@vermontel.net

Newspapers

Rutland Herald online at this link.

Libraries and Historical Societies

Shrewsbury Historical Society, Inc.
5419 VT Route 103
Cuttingville, VT 05738‎
Website: http://shrewsburyhistoricalsociety.com/

References

  1. History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.
  2. Shrewsbury: A Town Grows in the Mountains, Don Wickman, Rutland Herald Newspaper, Oct.27, 2006.

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