Author:William George Dimock Fletcher

William George Dimock Fletcher
English cleric; vicar of St. Michael's, Shrewsbury; founding Hon. Secretary for society to print parish registers of Shropshire; St Edmund Hall, Oxford
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "W. G. D. F."


  • The Rectors of Loughborough (1882)
  • The Black Friars of Oxford (1882)
  • Chapters in the History Loughborough (1883)
  • Notes from early Leicestershire wills (1884)
  • Notes on Leicestershire Inquisitions Post Mortem: A Contribution to the Transactions of the Leicestershire Architectural and Archaeological Society (1884)
  • Some Early Notices of the Herrick Family: A Paper Read Before the Leicestershire Architectural and Archaeological Society (1885)
  • Leicestershire Pedigrees and Royal Descents (1887)
  • Robert de Stretton, bishop of Coventry & Lichfield, 1360 to 1385 (1888)
  • Battlefield church (1889)
  • Some further notes on the family of Bainbrigge of Lockington (1891)
  • The family of Dimock of Randwick, Stonehouse and Gloucester (1892)
  • Pedigree of the family of Arrowsmith (1893)
  • The Early History of the Family of Hesilrige of Noseley, Co. Leicester (1894)
  • The Family of Newcomen, of Saltfleetby (1897)
  • The sequestration papers of Edward Farnham of Quorndon (1907)
  • Royal Descents. Scottish Records (1908)
  • Shropshire Grants of Arms (1909)
  • The Register of Ratlinghope (1909) [1]
  • A Short History of Shelton & Oxon (1929)

Edited worksEdit

  • Shropshire Parish Register Society, Shropshire Parish Registers (1900)
    • The Registers of Hughley, Shropshire 1576-1812 (1901)
    • Shropshire Parish Registers: Nonconformist and Roman Catholic Registers (1903)
    • The Register of Hopesay (1920)

Contributions to the DNBEdit

1885-1900 volumes
2nd supplement

Works about FletcherEdit

  • Howard, J. J, Crisp, F. A. (ed.) Visitation of England and Wales (1895) Vol. 3, p.79
Fletcher of Lawneswood and Wyrley Magna, co Stafford, contains family tree

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1935, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.