"COUND, a parish in the hundred of CONDOVER, county of SALOP, 6 miles (N.W.) from Much Wenlock, containing, with the chapelry of Cressage, 799 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, rated in the king's books at £33, and in the patronage of John C. Pelham, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The river Severn runs through the parish."
" CRESSAGE, a chapelry in the parish of COUND, hundred of CONDOVER, county of SALOP, 4 miles (N.W. by N.) from Much Wenlock, containing 295 inhabitants."
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831](unless otherwise stated)
[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2015]