Kinlet (St. Peter)

KINLET (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Cleobury-Mortimer, hundred of Stottesden, S. division of Salop, 5¼ miles (N. E. by N.) from Cleobury-Mortimer; containing 480 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 2. 4.; patron and impropriator, W. L. Childe, Esq. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £320, and there are 45 acres of glebe. The church is an ancient cruciform structure, in the Norman style, and contains several splendid monuments of the family of Blount, whose ancestors came over with the Conqueror.

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

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