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"MORE, a parish in Bishop's Castle division of the hundred of Purslow, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bishop's Castle, its post town, and 8 from the Marsh-Brook railway station. The village, which is small, is situated on the river Onny and on the turnpike road from Bishop's Castle to Shrewsbury. The parish comprises the townships of More, Moreswood, and Linley. The soil is of various quality. There are several ancient camps. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £240. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Hereford, value £270. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient stone structure, with a tower containing three bells. The church has recently been rebuilt. The parochial charities produce about £10 per annum, of which £5 goes to Roger's school. The ancient Norman shooting butts are in this parish. Linley Hall is the principal residence. The Rev. S. F. More is lord of the manor and owner of the soil."[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

  • " LINLEY, a township in the parish of More, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bishop's Castle. It is a meet for the United Pack hounds. Linley Hall is the principal residence."
  • " MORESWOOD, a township in the parish of More, county Salop, 2 miles N.E. of Bishop's Castle."

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