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Upton Parva, Shropshire

Historical Description

Waters Upton, or Upton Parva, a parish in Salop, 1 mile NW of Crudgington station on the G.W.R., and 5½ miles NNW of Wellington. It has a post office under Wellington; money order office, Peplow; telegraph office, Crudgington railway station. Acreage, 727; population, 214. The manor belongs to the Duke of Sutherland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield; net value, £270 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1865.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Shropshire (Salop) is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.