"CHESWARDINE, a parish in the hundred of North Bradford, in the county of Salop, 4 miles S.E. of Market Drayton, and 10 N.W. of the Norton Bridge railway station. It is situated near the Liverpool and Birmingham canal. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £245, in the patronage of E. W. Harding, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Swithin, was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1809; it is a stone edifice in the pointed style. Here are free schools for both sexes. The charities, which are chiefly used for purchasing corn for the poor, amount to £87, and there is an endowment of £21 left for repairing the church."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]
- A transcript of the Cheswardine parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Cheswardine parish entries from Gregory's 1824 Gazetteer of Shropshire,
Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015
- " CHIPNALL, a township in the parish of Cheswardine, in the county of Salop, 4 miles S.E. of Market Drayton."
- " GOLDSTONE, a township in the parish of Cheswardine, hundred of North Bradford, county Salop, 1 mile S.W. of the village of Cheswardine, and 4 S.E. of Market Drayton."
- " SAMBROOK, a township in the parish of Cheswardine, county Salop, 4 miles N.W. of Newport."
- " SOWDLEY, a township in the parish of Cheswardine, county Salop, 6 miles N.W. of Newport, near the Grand Junction canal."
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