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"FITZ, a parish in the hundred of Pimhill, county Salop, 4½ miles N.W. of Shrewsbury, its post town. It is situate on the river Severn and its tributary the Perry. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £272, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church is dedicated to SS. Peter and Paul. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £260. There is a village school supported by the rector. Dr. Waring, the mathematician, was born here."[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

  • " GRAFTON, a township in the parish of Fitz, liberty of Shrewsbury, county Salop, 5 miles N.W. of Shrewsbury. It is situated on the river Perry."

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