WORTHEN: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1824.

"WORTHEN, a parish partly in Caurse hundred, in the county of Montgomery, partly in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury, a rectory remaining in charge, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Wenlock, and archdeaconry of Salop. The Shropshire part contains 212 houses, 1,684 inhabitants. The entire parish contains 2,116 inhabitants. 10 miles north of Bishopscastle."

" ASTON IN PIGOT, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 11 miles southwest of Shrewsbury."

" ASTON ROGERS, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 10½ miles south- west of Shrewsbury."

" BEACHFIELD, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury."

" BEACHFORD, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury."

" BROCKTON, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 13 miles south-west of Shrewsbury."

" BROMLOW, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury, 51 houses, 817 inhabitants. 8½ miles north of Bishopscastle."

" BYN WESTON (or BIN WESTON), a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 23 houses, 155 inhabitants. 14 miles south-west of Shrewsbury.

" GRIMMER, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 12 miles southwest of Shrewsbury."

" HABBERLEY OFFICE, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Ford."

" HEATH NETHER, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Ford."

" HEATH OVER, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Ford. 30 houses, 504 inhabitants."

" HOPE, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 8½ miles north-east by north of Bishopscastle."

" LEIGH, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury."

" LEIGH, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Condover."

" MEADOW TOWN, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury."

" NETHER HEATH, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Ford."

" REWINS FARM, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirhury."

" RHOSE GOUGH (or RHOS GOGH), a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 14 miles south-west of Shrewsbury.

" UPPER HEATH and NETHER HEATH, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the hundred of Ford."

" WALTON, a township in the parish of Worthen, and in the lower division of the hundred of Chirbury. 14 miles south-west of Shrewsbury."

[Transcribed information from A Gazetteer of Shropshire - T Gregory - 1824](unless otherwise stated)

[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2015]