Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ASHTED

ASHTED, a chapelry in Aston parish, Warwick. It includes the north-eastern part of Birmingham; and has a post office‡ of Ashted-Row, in the street of that name, 1½ mile distant from the Birmingham head-office. Pop. in 1851, 11,198; in 1861, 13,392. Houses, 2,661. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £143. Patrons, three Trustees. The church is a plain edifice; built for a private residence by the physician, Dr. Ash; converted into a chapel in 1789; purchased for the Church of England in 1791; and now used as well for the troops at the horse barracks as for the parishioners.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Aston CP/AP       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Ashted

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