Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for OXON and SHELTON

OXON and SHELTON, a township-chapelry in St. Chad parish, Salop; on the river Severn, 2 miles W N W of Shrewsbury. Post-town, Shrewsbury. Rated property, £3, 840. Pop., 430. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, not reported. Patron, the Vicar of St. Chad. The church is good.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a township-chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Shropshire AncC
Place: Oxon

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