Longdon upon Terne

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"LONGDON-UPON-TERNE, a parish in the hundred of South Bradford, county Salop, 3 miles N.W. of Wellington, and 10 N.E. of Shrewsbury, its post town. It is situated on the river Terns, which is here crossed by the Shrewsbury canal by means of an aqueduct 186 feet in length. The main road between Wellington and Wem passes through the village. The river, which is here fed by several smaller streams, is crossed by two bridges. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £210. The living is a donative curacy in the diocese of Lichfield, value £182. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is a small edifice of brick. There is a parochial school for both sexes, built by the Duke of Sutherland, who is lord of the manor."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]


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  • The transcription of the Parish Registers for Longdon-upon-Tern provided by Mel Lockie. 

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