Chetton, Shropshire

Historical Descriptions

Chetton Shropshire Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Chetton, a parish in Bridgnorth and Cleobury-Mortimer districts, and a sub-district in Bridgnorth district. Salop. The parish lies on an affluent of the Severn, 4 miles SW of Bridgnorth r. station; and is chiefly in Bridgnorth district, but includes Loughton chapelry in Cleobury - Mortimer district. Post-town, Bridgnorth. Acres, 4,936. Real property, £6,992. Pop., 590. Houses, 120. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged to Godiva. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Loughton, and with the rectories of Deuxhill and Glazeley, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £772. Patron, T. W. W. Browne, Esq. The church is partly Norman. Charities, £14.—The sub-district contains sixteen parishes, the main part of Chetton parish, and part of another. Acres, 38,589. Pop., 4,725. Houses, 952.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Chetton Gregory Shropshire Gazetteer 1824

Chetton. A parish in the Chelmarsh division of the hundred of Stottesden, a rectory remaining in charge, and consolidated with Deuxhill, in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Stottesden, and archdeaconry of Salop. 4 ½ miles south-west of Bridgnorth. 108 houses, 573 inhabitants.

Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824