Holdgate (Holy Trinity)

HOLDGATE (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Ludlow, hundred of Munslow, S. division of Salop; containing 224 inhabitants, of whom 79 are in the township, 8¾ miles (S. S. W.) from Much Wenlock. It is bounded on the north-west by the river Corve. The living is a discharged rectory, with that of Tugford united, valued in the king's books at £13. 9. 9½.; net income, £474; patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The tithes of Holdgate have been commuted for £210, and the glebe consists of 81 acres.

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

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