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Badger  Shropshire

 

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

BADGER, or Bagsore, a parish in Shiffnall district, Salop; on the eastern verge of the county, 4¼ miles SW of Albrighton r. station, and 6 S by E of Shiffnall. Post town, Beckbury under Shiffnall. Acres, 920. Real property, £1,804. Pop., 178. Houses, 37. The property is divided between two. ...


Badger Hall is the seat of R. H. Cheney, Esq.; and Badger Dingle, in the grounds connected with it, is a picturesque dell of red rock, wood, and water, liberally open to the public, and much visited. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £230. Patron, R. H. Cheney, Esq. The church is good.

Badger through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2856

Date accessed: 21st November 2019


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