Whixall  Shropshire


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

WHIXHALL, a chapelry, with a village, in Prees parish, Salop; 1½ mile W by N of Prees r. station, and 4 N by E of Wem. It has a post-office under Whitchurch-. Pop., 978. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield-Value, £120.* Patron, the Vicar of Prees. The church was reported in 1859 as bad. There is an Independent chapel.

Whixall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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