Loppington (St. Mary)

LOPPINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Wem, hundred of Pimhill, N. division of Salop, 3 miles (W.) from Wem; containing 612 inhabitants. The number of acres is 3305; the river Rhoden runs through the parish, the surface of which is in general flat. The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with a portion of the rectorial tithes, valued in the king's books at £6. 12. 1., and in the patronage of the Crown: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £97. 18., and the incumbent's for £117. 13.; the glebe comprises 24 acres. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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