Worfield

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"WORFIELD, a parish in the Hales-Owen division of Brimstree hundred, county Salop, 4 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth. It is watered by the Worfe, a tributary of the Severn, and is divided into N.E., S.E., NW., and S.W. quarters, comprising 34 townships The village is situated on the road from Bridgnorth to Wolverhampton. The soil is a rich loamy ryeland. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £240. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, or to St. Matthew, has recently been restored, and contains 2 modern brasses, a decorated octagon font, and several monuments to the Bromley family. There are endowed grammar and parochial schools. The charities produce about £250 per annum. At Burcott, in 1809, a bone cave was discovered. A fair is held at Wyken in this parish on the first Monday in February for cattle and sheep. Thomas Charlton Whitmore, Esq., is lord of the manor of Worfield, and W. S. Davenport, Esq., is lord of the manor of Wyken."[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

  • " ACKLETON, a township in the parish of Worfield, Bridgnorth division of the hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 5 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth, and 2¼ miles N.E. from the parish church, which is an old red sandstone building in the early decorated style of architecture."
  • " ALLSCOT, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 2 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth, and 1¼ N.W. from Worfield. It is not far from the river Severn."
  • " ARTLEBURY, a township in the parish of Worfield, in the county of Salop, not far from Bridgnorth."
  • " BARNSLEY, a hamlet in the parish of Worfield, and hundred of Brimstree, in Shropshire, 2 miles from Bridgnorth."
  • " BATCHPOOL, a hamlet in the parish of Worfield, and hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, not far from Bridgnorth."
  • " BENTLEY, a township in the parish of Worfield, and hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 1 mile from Bridgnorth. The Severn Valley railway passes near this township."
  • " BRADNEY, a township, in the parish of Worfield, and hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 3 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " BROMLEY, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 1 mile from Bridgnorth."
  • " BURCOTT, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 2 miles to the N.E. of Bridgnorth. It is situated on a branch of the river Severn."
  • " CATSTREE, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, in the county of Salop, 3 miles to the N. of Bridgnorth."
  • " CHESTERTON, a township in the parish of Worfield, in the county of Salop, 5 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth. In the vicinity are the traces of a Roman camp and military way."
  • " CRANMERE, a township in the parish of Worfield, in the county of Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " EWDNESS, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " FERRER-GATE, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " HALLAN, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " HILTON, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 5 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " HOCCOM, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " KINSLOW, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 4 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " NEWTON, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 2 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " OLDINGTON, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N. of Bridgnorth."
  • " PATMARSH, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N. of Bridgnorth."
  • " RINDLEFORD, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " ROWLEY, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " STANLOW, a township in the parish of Worfield, higher division of Wirrall hundred, county Salop, 6 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " STAPLEFORD, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 4 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth. It is situated on a branch of the river Severn."
  • " SWANCOTT, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 1 mile N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " THE LOWE, a township in the parish of Worfield, hundred of Brimstree, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth. It is situated on a branch of the river Severn.
  • " WINSCOTT, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 2 miles N. of Bridgnorth."
  • " WOODSIDE, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth."
  • " WYKIN, a township in the parish of Worfield, county Salop, 3 miles N.E. of Bridgnorth, on an affluent of the river Severn."

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