Dorrington  Shropshire


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

DORRINGTON, a chapelry, with a village, in Condover parish, Salop; on an affluent of the river Severn, and on the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway, 6¼ miles S of Shrewsbury. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Shrewsbury. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop., 382. Houses, 72. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £127.* Patron, T. H. H. Edwards, Esq. The church is recent; and there is an Independent chapel.

Additional information about this locality is available for Condover

Dorrington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th May 2021

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