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"ABDON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Munslow, in the county of Salop, a short distance from Bridgnorth, and 10 miles N. of Ludlow, which is a market town and railway station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway. It is situated near the foot of the Clee hills, and looks out upon Corve Dale, through which flows the small river Corve. The living, a discharged rectory,* value £147, is in the diocese of Hereford, and in the patronage of Lord Herbert. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret." [Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]



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