Cardington

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"CARDINGTON, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Munslow, in the county of Salop, 4 miles to the E. of Church Stretton. Shrewsbury is its post town. It is situated in a district abounding in clay and quartz fit for the use of the potteries. The parish comprises the townships of Broom, Chatwall, Comley, Holt-Preen, Lydley-Hayes, and Willstone. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Hereford, value £287, in the patronage of R. Hunt, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. James. There is a free school with an income from endowment of £25 a year. The other parochial charities are worth about £50 per annum."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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

  • " BROOME, a township in the parish of Cardington, hundred of Munslow, in the county of Salop, 5 miles to the N.E. of Church Stretton."
  • " CHATWALL, a township in the parish of Cardington, in the county of Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Church Stratton. In the vicinity is fine clay and quartz, used in the potteries."
  • " COMLEY, a township in the parish of Cardington, in the county of Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Church Stretton."
  • " HOLT-PREEN, a township in the parish of Cardington, county Salop, 4 miles E. of Church-Stretton."
  • " LYDLEY-HAYES, a township in the parish of Cardington, county Salop, 4 miles N.E. of Church Stretton."
  • " WILLSTON, a township in the parish of Cardington, county Salop, 3 miles E. of Church Stretton."

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