Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Ellesmere

Ellesmere, market town and township with ry. sta. N. Shropshire, and par. (partly also in Flintshire), on Ellesmere (Aelsmere) Mere and Canal, 11 miles SW. of Whitchurch by rail -- par., 28,046 ac., pop. 5782; township, 25,922 ac., pop. 5452; town, pop. 1875; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; has malting and tanning. From the bowling green on the site of the old castle parts of 9 counties may be seen.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and township with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Flintshire AncC       Shropshire AncC
Place: Ellesmere

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