Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BURMINGTON

BURMINGTON, a parish in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick; on the river Stour, 2 miles S by E of Shipston-on-Stour, and 3 ESE of Moreton r. station. It has a post office under Shipston-on-Stour. Acres, 808. Real property, £1,793. Pop., 212. Houses, 46. The manor belonged, in the time of Henry VI., to Sir Humphrey Stafford; and passed to the Strangeways. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Wolford

in the diocese of Worcester. The church was recently rebuilt. There is a free school.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Burmington Ch/CP       Shipston on Stour RegD/PLU       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Burmington

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