Wentnor

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"WENTNOR, a parish in the hundred of Purslow, county Salop, 5 miles N.E. of Bishop's-Castle. The village is situated on the river Onny, under Long Mynd Hill. The parish contains the hamlets of Adston, Home, Kinnerton, and Medlicott, and the Bog lead mines, which are productive. There is a woollen manufactory. The living is a rectory,* value £200, in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Christ Church, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. There is a chapel for the Independents, and a school partially endowed."[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

  • " ADSTON, a township in the parish of Wentnor, hundred of Purslow, in Shropshire, 4 miles to the W. of Church Stretton. It lies at the foot of the hill named the Long Mynd, and a branch of the river Onny flows through it."
  • " HOME, a township in the parish of Wentnor, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bishop's Castle."
  • " KINNERTON, a township in the parish of Wentnor, county Salop, 5 miles N.W. of Church Stretton. It is joined with Ritton."
  • " MEDLICOTT, a township in the parish of Wentnor, county Salop, 4 miles N.W. of Church Stretton."
  • " RITTON, a hamlet in the parish of Wentnor, county Salop, 5 miles W. of Church Stretton. It is in conjunction with Kinnerton to form a township."

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