More  Shropshire


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

MORE, a township and a parish in Clun district, Salop. The township lies on the river Onny, near the boundary with Wales, 2½ miles NNE of Bishops-Castle r. station. The parish contains also the townships of Linley and Moreswood; and its Post town, is BishopsCastle, Shropshire. Acres, 3,533. ...

Real property, £2,653. Pop., 227. Houses, 40. The manor belongs to the Rev. T. F. More. There are ancient Norman shooting butts, and several ancient camps. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £270.* Patron, the Rev. T. F. More. The church was recently rebuilt, and has a tower. There are an endowed school with £.5 a year, and charities £5.

More through time

More 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 More itself, go to Units and Statistics.

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


Date accessed: 13th April 2021

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