In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Eaton under Haywood like this:
EATON, a parish in Church-Stretton district, Salop; on Eaton Brook, under Wenlock Edge, 4½ miles SE by E of Church Stretton town and r. station. It contains Hatton, Hungerford, Ticklerton, Lushcott-Longville, and Upper Millichope; and its post town is Rushbury, under Church-Stretton. Acres, 6, 201. Real property, £4, 967. Pop., 544. Houses, 93. The property is subdivided. Eaton Brook is an affluent of the Onny. Some stone is quarried. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £350.* Patron, H. Sandford, Esq. The church is ancient.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Eaton under Haywood has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Shropshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Eaton under Haywood and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Eaton under Haywood in South Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th July 2016
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