Cockshut

COCKSHUT, a chapelry, in the parish and union of Ellesmere, hundred of Pimhill, N. division of Salop, 4 miles (S. E. by S.) from Ellesmere. This place is situated on the road from Shrewsbury to Chester; two fairs have been established for agricultural produce. The living is a perpetual curacy, with a net income of £86, and is in the gift of the Vicar of Ellesmere; the impropriation belongs to the trustees of the Earl of Bridgewater. The chapel is dedicated to St. Helen.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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