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"BROUGHTON, a parish in the Albrighton division of the county of Salop, 7 miles to the N. of Shrewsbury. It includes the township of Yorton. The Crewe and Shrewsbury branch of the London and North-Western railway crosses the parish, with a station at Yorton. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, worth £70, in the patronage of Sir R. Hill, Bart."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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Church Records

  • The transcription of the Parish Registers for Broughton provided by Mel Lockie.
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Gazetteers

Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015

  • "YORTON, a township in the parish of Broughton, county Salop, 7 miles N. of Shrewsbury. It is a station on the Crewe, Whitchurch, and Shrewsbury branch of the London and North-Western railway."
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