Donnington  Shropshire


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

DONINGTON, a township in Lilleshall parish, Salop: on the Shropshire Union railway, and the Marquis of Stafford's canal, 3½ miles SW of Newport. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Newport, Salop. Pop., 2, 757. Barracks are here; and coal and iron are worked. See Donington-Wood.

Additional information about this locality is available for Lilleshall

Donnington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 13th December 2019

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