Petton  Shropshire


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

PETTON, a parish in Ellesmere district, Salop; 2¼ miles N by E of Baschurch r. station, and 4½ S W of Wem. Post-town, Baschurch, under Shrewsbury. Acres, 822. Rated property, £893. Pop., 45. Houses, 5. P. Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £160. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good.

Petton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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