In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Middleton like this:
MIDDLETON, a township-chapelry in Bitterley parish, Salop; on an affluent of the river Teme, 2 miles NE of Ludlow r. station. It has a post office under Ludlow. Real property, £2,251. Pop., 198. The manor belongs to Sir W. R. Boughton, Bart. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Bitterley, in the diocese of Hereford.
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Middleton is now part of South Shropshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Shropshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Middleton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Middleton in South Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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