Market Drayton, Shropshire & Staffordshire Family History Guide

Alternative names: Drayton, Drayton Magna, Drayton in Hales Market Drayton is an Ancient Parish partly in Shropshire and partly in Staffordshire. The parish includes the townships of Drayton-Magna, Drayton-Parva, Betton, Longslow, Sutton, and Woodseaves, within Salop; and the townships of Almington and Bloore-with-Tyrley and Hales, within Stafford Status: Parish church: …

Market Drayton 1791

Drayton is a market-town, pleasantly situated on the river Tern, which here separates Shropshire from Staffordshire.  It is distant from Shrewsbury nineteen miles, from Stafford nineteen, from Chester thirty, and from London one hundred and fifty.  It lies about three miles from Tern-hill inn, which stands in the great road …