Place:Adderley, Shropshire, England


Alt namesEldredeleisource: Wikipedia
Located inShropshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Adderley is a village and civil parish in the English county of Shropshire, several kilometres north of Market Drayton. It is known as Eldredelei in the Domesday Book. The Irish statesman Robert le Poer was parish priest of Adderley c.1320.

Here is the description of the village from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868):

"ADDERLEY, (or Atherley), a parish in the hundred of North Bradford, in the county of Salop, 4 miles to the N.W. of Market Drayton. It is situated on the Grand Junction canal and the river Weaver. It comprises the townships of the Morrey and Spoonley. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield value £665, in the patronage of Richard Corbet. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The parochial charities amount to £68 a year. Shavington Hall, the residence of the Earl of Kilmorey, and Adderley Hall are the principal seats."

St Peter's church, rebuilt in 1801, is a grade I listed building.

Adderley Hall was completed in 1881 but was demolished in 1955.

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