Kinnerley

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"KINNERLEY, a parish in the hundred of Lower Oswestry, county Salop, 6 miles S.E. of Oswestry. The parish is intersected by the great Holyhead road and a branch of the river Severn. It contains the townships of Dovaston, Edgerley, Kynaston, Maesbrook, Osbaston, and Tyricoed. The ancient castle was demolished during the minority of Henry III. by Llewellyn, Prince of Wales. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford, value £114. The church is a plain edifice dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £16 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

  • " DOVASTON, a township in the parish of Kinnerley, in the county of Salop, 6 miles S.E. of Oswestry. In the neighbourhood there is a place called Kynaston's Leap, after an outlaw of that name."
  • " EDGERLEY, a township in the parish of Kinnerley, county Salop, 8 miles S.E. of Oswestry. It is situated near the river Severn."
  • " KYNASTON, a township in the parish of Kinnerley, county Salop, 7 miles S.E. of Oswestry."
  • " OSBASTON, a township in the parish of Kinnerley, county Salop, 4 miles S.E. of Oswestry."
  • " TYRICOED, a township in the parish of Kinnerley, county Salop, 10 miles N.W. of Shrewsbury."
  • " UPPER MAESBROOK, (and Lower Maesbrook) townships in the parish of Kinnerley, county Salop, 5 miles S.E. of Oswestry.

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