Longden

LONGDEN, a chapelry, in the parish of Pontesbury, union of Atcham, hundred of Ford, S. division of Salop, 5 miles (S. W. by S.) from Shrewsbury; containing 371 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £53; patron, the Rev. E. Homfray. The chapel, dedicated to St. Ruthen, is a plain building, containing 140 sittings, of which 35 are free.

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

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