Marton  Shropshire


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

MARTON, a chapelry in Chirbury parish, Salop; adjacent to the boundary with Wales, 3 miles E of Offa's dyke, 4½ EN E of Forden r. station, and 6 NE of Montgomery. Post town, Chirbury, Salop. Pop., 328. Houses, 72. The chapelry was constituted in 1859. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £45.* Patron, the Vicar of Chirbury.

Additional information about this locality is available for Chirbury

Marton through time

Marton 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 Marton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th November 2019

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