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Wattlesborough, Shropshire

Historical Description

Wattlesborough, a township in Cardiston and Alberbury parishes, Salop, 8½ miles W of Shrewsbury.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySalop 
Poor Law unionAtcham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.



Primitive Methodist Chapel

There is a Primitive Methodist chapel, built in 1893.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wattlesborough from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.