Chelmarsh  Shropshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Chelmarsh like this:

CHELMARSH, a parish and a division in Salop. The parish is in Bridgnorth district; lies on the river Severn, 2 miles NW of Hampton r. station, and 3½ S by E of Bridgnorth; and has a post office under Bridgnorth. Acres, 3, 259. Real property, £6. 043. Pop., 564. Houses, 112. The property is much subdivided. ...

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £250.* Patron, Sir T. G. S. Sebright, Bart. The church is ancient but very good; and has a tower. The division is in Stottesden hundred; and contains seventeen parishes, and parts of four others. Acres, 43, 982. Pop., 5, 655. Houses, 1, 151.

Chelmarsh through time

Chelmarsh is now part of Bridgnorth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bridgnorth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Chelmarsh itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Chelmarsh, in Bridgnorth and Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th October 2021

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