Purslow  Shropshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Purslow like this:

PURSLOW, a township and a hundred in Salop. The township is in Clunbury parish, and lies 5½ miles S E of Bishops-Castle. Pop., 31. The hundred comprises thedivisions of Bishops-Castle and Stow. Acres, 66, 342. Pop., 9, 536. Houses, 1,876.

Purslow through time

Purslow is now part of South Shropshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Shropshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Purslow itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Purslow in South Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st October 2019

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