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Church Stoke

"CHURCH STOKE, a parish partly in the hundred of Cawrse, in the county of Montgomery, and partly in the hundred of Chirbury, in the county of Salop, 3 miles S.E. of Montgomery. It is situated on the river Camlet, near Offa's Dyke. It contains Upper and Lower Hopton, Brampton, Bacheldre, Mellington, Hurdley, and Weston Madoc. The Welshpool and Montgomeryshire railway passes near the village, and has a station at Montgomery. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Hereford, value £151, in the patronage of Earl Powis. The charities produce £13 per annum. There are traces of both Roman and British camps."
" BROMPTON, a township in the parish of Church-Stoke, hundred of Chirbury, in the county of Salop, 6 miles to the N.W. of Bishop's Castle."
" RHISTON, a township in the parish of Church-Stoke, county Salop, 2 miles S.E. of Montgomery."
" RISTON-WITH-BROMPTON, a township in the parish of Church-Stoke, hundred of Chirbury, county Salop, 7 miles N.W. of Bishop's-Castle."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868] by Colin Hinson ©2015

Churches

  • Unknown, Church Stoke / Yr Ystog, Church of England

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Gazetteers

  • A transcript of the ChurchStoke parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
  • A transcript of the ChurchStoke parish entries from Gregory's 1824 Gazetteer of Shropshire,

  • Historical Geography

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