Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)
"FORD, a parish in the hundred of FORD, county of
SALOP, 4 miles (w. by N.) from Shrewsbury, containing
212 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in
the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Hereford,
rated in the king's books at £6. 13. 4., endowed with
£400 private benefaction, and £400 royal bounty, and
in the patronage of W. E. Tomline, Esq. The church is
dedicated to St. Michael. The Roman Watling-street
runs through the parish, which is bounded by the river
[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2012]
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