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Lower Mitton

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"LOWER MITTON, a chapelry in the parish of Kidderminster, hundred of Halfshire, county Worcester, adjoining the town of Stourport. It has some corn mills noticed by Leland. Haresfoot trefoil grows on the common. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal here joins the Severn, and by uniting that river with the Trent affords an extended line of inland navigation. There are a worsted yarn factory, an iron foundry, tanneries, and vinegar works. The living is a perpetual curacy* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] in the diocese of Worcester, value £170, in the patronage of the vicar. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a brick edifice erected in 1790.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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