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Linley (More), Shropshire

Historical Description

Linley, a township in More parish, Salop, 3¾ miles NNE of Bishops Castle. Linley Hall is the seat of the ancient family of More, one of whom was Col. More, the defender of Hopton Castle and translator of Mede's " Clavis." Remainsof a Roman villa were found near the hall in 1856.

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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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