Leysters / Laysters
"LAYSTERS, a parish in the hundred of WOLPHY, county of HEREFORD, 4 miles (S. S.W.) from Tenbury, containing 227 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £500 private benefaction, and £400 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Rev. Thomas Elton Miller. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. An ancient ecclesiastical establishment here was connected with the priory of Shene in Surrey: there are still some vestiges of the buildings on a farm called the Cinders, being partially surrounded by a moat." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
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