Eyton upon the Weald Moors: Nonconformity

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A History of the County of Shropshire: Volume 11, Telford. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1985.

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A Wesleyan society met at Hortonwood in 1824. (fn. 1) There was a Primitive Methodist society in the Oakengates and Wellington circuit at Eyton in 1865, when the steward was a shepherd. (fn. 2) The group ceased in 1870. (fn. 3)


  • 1. S.R.O. 3767/XVII/A, E; 1824 circuit plan (copy in Hanley Ref. Libr., Stoke-on-Trent). Refs. kindly supplied by Mr. J. H. Lenton.
  • 2. S.R.O. 3038/1/1, pp. 6, 9; P.R.O., RG 9/1900.
  • 3. S.R.O. 3038/1/1, 15 June 1868; June 1870.