Hope Bowdler  Shropshire


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

HOPE-BOWDLER, a parish in Church-Stretton district, Salop; 2 miles E by S of Church-Stretton town and r. station. It includes the townships of Chelmick and Ragdon; and its post town is Church-Stretton, Shropshire. Acres, 1, 731. Real property, £1, 563. Pop., 178. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £228.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is ancient, and has a low tower.

Hope Bowdler through time

Hope Bowdler 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 Hope Bowdler itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th June 2021

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