Priors Lee, Shropshire Family History Guide

Priors Lee is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Shropshire, created in 1720 from chapelry in Shifnal Ancient Parish. Alternative names: Priorslee, Priors Lee St Peter, Priors Leigh Other places in the parish include: Oakengates. Parish church: St. Peter Parish registers begin: 1813 Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Wesleyan Methodist. …

Priors Lee Cassey Directory of Shropshire 1871

Prior’s Lee is a township and ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Shifnal, three miles from the latter place, and four and a half north-east from Wellington, in the Southern division of the county, Brimstree hundred, Shifnal union, and diocese of Lichfield; it is situated on the turnpike road from …

Shiffnal (Shifnal) 1791

Is one hundred and thirty-six miles from London, twenty-six from Birmingham, twelve from Wolverhampton, eighteen from Salop, eight from Wellington, eight from Newport, ten from Bridgenorth, eight from Broseley, and five from the iron bridge.  The market is on Tuesday; and two fairs in a year, on the 5th of …