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Frankwell, Shropshire

Historical Description

Frankwell (i.e. Frankville or Free Town, exempted from borough tolls), a township and an ecclesiastical parish in St Chad's parish, Salop, within Shrewsbury borough. The parish was constituted in 1836, and has a post and money order office under Shrewsbury; telegraph office, Shrewsbury. Population, 3425. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lich-field; gross value, £228 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of St Chad's. The church was consecrated in 1832.

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

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Frankwell are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Shropshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY3
Post TownShrewsbury