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Church Stoke, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Church-Stoke, a township in Montgomeryshire, and a parish in Montgomeryshire and Salop. The township lies on Offa's Dyke and the river Camlet, 4 miles SE of Montgomery, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) The parish contains also the townships of Bacheldre, Lower Hopton, Upper Hopton, Weston-Madoc, Hurdley, and Mel-lington in Montgomeryshire, and the township of Brompton and Bhiston in Salop. Acreage of the Montgomeryshire portion of the parish, 8975; population, 1118. Acreage of Brompton and Bhiston, 1817; population, 144. Traces of British and Roman camps appear. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £230 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Powis. The church is ancient.

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

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