Ditton, Priors (St. John the Baptist)

DITTON, PRIORS (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Bridgnorth, partly in the hundred of Munslow, but chiefly in the liberty of the borough of Wenlock, S. division of Salop, 7¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Bridgnorth; containing 660 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £5. 15. 8.; net income, £147; patron and impropriator, R. Canning, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land in 1813.

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

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