Middleton Scriven

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"MIDDLETON SCRIVEN, a parish in the Chelmarsh division of the hundred of Stottesdon, county Salop, 5½ miles S.W. of Bridgnorth, its post town, and 16 from Shiffnal. The village, which is inconsiderable, is situated 1 mile off the road from Bridgnorth to Cleobury Mortimer. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture. The soil consists of marl and clay. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £115, besides a glebe of 33 acres. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Hereford, value £170. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The fittings of the interior are of oak, and it has several stained windows. The Manor House is the principal residence."[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 Middleton Scriven provided by Mel Lockie. 

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