Upton Magna

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"UPTON MAGNA, a parish in the Wellington division of South Bradford hundred, county Salop, 5 miles E. of Shrewsbury, its post town. It has stations on the Shrewsbury section of the Great Western and the Shropshire Union branch of the London and North-Western railways. The village is situated near the Shrewsbury canal and river Severn. Coal and limestone are found and worked. A hill at one end of the parish is occupied by rabbit warren and sheepwalks. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £546. The church, dedicated to St. John or St. Lucia, is an ancient edifice, containing an old pulpit of carved oak, and to the reading-desk is chained Bishop Jewel's "Defence of the Apology," &c. There is also the district church of Withington, the living of which is a perpetual curacy, value £190. The parochial charities produce about £15 per, annum."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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