MONTFORD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1824.

"MONTFORD, a parish in the Baschurch division of the hundred of Pimhill, a vicarage discharged, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Salop, and archdeaconry of Salop. 76 houses, 517 inhabitants. 4½ miles north-west of Shrewsbury."

" ENSDON, a township in the parish of Montford, and in the Baschurch division of the hundred of Pimhill. 6 miles north-west of Shrewsbury."

" ENSDON HOUSE, a seat of the Earl of Powis, in the parish of Montford. 5½ miles north-west of Shrewsbury. See appendix."

" FORTON, a township in the parish of Montford, and in the Baschurch division of the hundred of Pimhill. 4 miles northwest of Shrewsbury."

" MONTFORD BRIDGE, a seat in the parish of Montford. The seat of Sir F.B. Hill."

" PRESTON MONTFORD, a township in the parish of Montford, and in the liberties of Shrewsbury. The seat of Sir F.B. Hill. Preston Montford commands many beautiful and picturesque views of the neighbouring and distant country. 4 miles north-west of Shrewsbury."

[Transcribed information from A Gazetteer of Shropshire - T Gregory - 1824](unless otherwise stated)

[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2015]