Shrewsbury: Holy Cross St Giles

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"SHREWSBURY HOLY CROSS ST. GILES, a parish in the town of Shrewsbury."[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

  • " ABBEY FOREGATE, a township in the parish of Shrewsbury Holy Cross St. Giles, in county Shropshire. It is so called from a Benedictine abbey, founded here, in the year 1083, by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel and Shrewsbury, and Adelisa his wife. Near the site of the abbey is abbey House."
  • " MONKMOOR, a hamlet in the parish of Shrewsbury Holy Cross St. Giles, borough of Shrewsbury, county Salop, 2 miles N.E. of Shrewsbury. It is situated on the river Severn."

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