Lydham (Holy Trinity)

LYDHAM (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union of Clun, partly in the hundred and county of Montgomery, but chiefly in the hundred of Purslow, S. division of Salop, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Bishop's-Castle; the English portion containing 128 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the west of the road from Bishop's-Castle to Shrewsbury, and comprises about 4000 acres: the river Camlet rises in it. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10; net income, £463; patron, Sir H. Oakeley: the glebe contains 40 acres of land.

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

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