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KILSALL, December 10, 1801.
I JOHN BISHTON the younger, of Kilsall, in the County of Salop, Gent. sole Commissioner appointed in and by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Forty-first Year of the Reign of his prefent Majesty, intitled “An Act for dividing, allotting, inclosing, draining, and improving several Common Moors, called Sydney Moor, Small Moor, Rodway Moor, Waters Upton Moor, and other Commons and Waste Lands within the several Parishes of Rockwardine, Eyton, Kynnersley, and Waters Upton, in the County of Salop, and within the several Townships of Crudgington and Sleap, in the Parish of High Ercall, otherwise Ercall Magna, in the same County”—Do hereby give Notice, that I shall attend, by Adjournment, at the House of Joseph Samuel, commonly called or known by the Name of the Buck’s Head, situate at Long Lane, in the Parish of Rockwardine aforesaid, on Wednesday the 23d Day of December inst. at Eleven o’Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time and Place all Persons, and Bodies Corporate or Politic, who shall have any Claim or Claims, which may affect the Boundaries of any Common or other Right or Interest in or upon the said Common Moors and other Commons and Waste Lands, or any of them, are to deliver in to me an Account or Schedule, in Writing, signed by him, her, or them, or by the Husband, Guardian, Trustee, Committee, Attorney, or Agent of him, her, or them respectively, stating the Nature and Extent of such his, her, or their respective Claim or Claims, and whether in Respect of Freehold, Copyhold, or Leasehold Premises, and the Description and Contents of every Part thereof respectively, otherwise they and every one of them respectively, will be barred and excluded of and from all Right and Title in and to the said Common Moors and other Commons and Waste Lands, and of and from all Benefit and Advantage of or in any Share or Allotment on the intended Division thereof, it being my last Attendance for receiving such Claims.
All Persons who have correct Plans or Surveys of the Common Moors, or any Part of them, or of any other the said Commons or Waste Lands, or of any ancient inclosed Lands, claiming any Right or Interest in or upon the same, are requested to lay the same before at the Time and Place aforesaid.
JOHN BISHTON, Jun.
Aris’s Birmingham Gazette, 14 Dec 1801, page 1.
KING’S EVIL CURED BY
Dr. SMITH’S PLOUGHMAN’S DROPS,
Of Upton Magna, near Shrewsbury.
Mark 4th chap. 23d verse.
I THOMAS BATES, of Water’s Upton, in the county Salop, was afflicted with the King’s Evil (of six years standing) in so dreadful a manner that my life was despaired of. 1 had 15 holes round the wind-pipe, and under the arms; so that they might see into my breast. I had upwards of thirty holes during that period; and by taking about 40 bottles of the above Drops (which I began take at the age of 14, and continued taking them for five years), I was perfectly cured.—Witness my baud this 20th day of January, 1820.
THOMAS BATES, Jun.
Thomas Bates, Sen.
These Drops are to be had in square bottles, with these words moulded on each, “Mr. Smith’s Ploughman’s Drops,” (all others are spurious,) at eleven shillings, the duty included, at the Doctor’s House, Upton-Magna, near Shrewsbury.
Sold by Monk, Printer, Seacome, and Pover, Booksellers, Chester; Painter, Printer, Wrexham; Hatfield, Druggist, Congleton; Fox, Printer, Nantwich; Hadfield & Bailey, Macclesfield; Clay, Bookseller, Stockport; Haddock, Printer Warrington; and Holmes, No. 1, Royal Exchange, London.
Chester Courant, 16 May 1820, page 1.
The Right Hon. the Lord High Chancellor has been pleased to present the Rev. Richard Corfield, A. M. of Pitchford, and Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Earl of Lisburne, to the Rectory of Upton Parva (Waters Upton), Salop.
Hereford Journal, 22 May 1822, page 3.
WHEREAS JOHN WOOD, of Ellerdine, in the parish of High Ercall, in the County of Salop, Farmer, hath by Indenture of Assignment dated the 16th of February last, assigned all his Estate and Effects unto John Titley, of Waters Upton, in the said County, Butcher, and George Colley, of Rowton, in the said County, Taylor, upon certain Trusts for the benefit of such of his Creditors who shall signify their consent and acceptance of the said Assignment and the provisions thereby made, for payment of their respective debts to the said John Titley and George Colley, on or before the 14th day of April next. Notice is hereby given, that the said Assignment is deposited with Mr. James Webb, of the Seven Stars at Cold Hatton, in the said County, Innkeeper, for the perusal and execution of the Creditors; and that the said Assignees will on Monday the 27th day of April next, at 12 o’clock at noon, at the Seven Stars, at the Seven Stars, at Cold Hatton aforesaid, pay a Dividend to such of the Creditors who shall have signified such consent and acceptance as aforesaid, at which time and place they are requested to attend.
HENRY JOHN BARKER,
Wem, 19th March, 1835.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 20 Mar 1835, page 2.
ARCHDEACONRY OF SALOP,
DIOCESE OF LICHFIELD & COVENTRY.
To the Venerable the Archdeacon of Salop.
WE the undersigned, do hereby request you to call an early MEETING of the Clergy of this Archdeaconry, for the Purpose of considering the Propriety of addressing His Majesty certain Measures now before Parliament affecting the Property aud Stability of the Established Church of these Dominions.
H. C. Cotton, Rector of Hinstock,
Thomas R. Gleadow, Rector of Frodesley,
F. K. Leighton, Vicar St. Chad’s,
W. Hopkins, Rector of Fitz,
Geo. L. Yate, Vicar of Wrockwardine,
Jas. Colley, Curate of Montford,
John Yardley, Curate of St. Chad’s,
Bennett V. Townshend, Curate of Condover,
John Harding, Minister of St. George’s,
Wright Willetts, Incumbent of Rowton, Curate of Waters Upton,
Thomas Hunt, Rector Westfelton,
Francis Thompson, Incumbent of St. Julian’s, Salop,
Richard Corfield, Rector of Waters Upton,
John Richards, Curate of St. Alkmond’s,
John Oliver Hopkins, Curate of Battlefield and Uffington,
Matthew Davies, Curate of Hinstock.
I hereby appoint a Meeting of the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Salop to be holden, for the Purpose named in the above Requisition, on Friday next, June 26th, at the National School, in Wellington, at Twelve o’Clock.
Archdeacon of Salop,
Meole Brace, June 22d, 1830.
Salopian Journal, and Courier of Wales, 24 Jun 1835, page 2.
Notice of the Annual Election of the Guardians of the Poor.—(Duty free).
The Churchwardens and Overseers of the several parishes the above Union, and hereinafter named, will, in pursuance the order of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales, proceed the 29th day of March instant, to the Election of the number of the Guardians of the Poor set opposite the names of such parishes for the year ending Lady-day, 1839.
Parish of Wellington … … 5 Guardians,
“ Bolas Magna … … 1 ditto,
“ Ercall Magna … … 2 ditto,
“ Eyton on the Wildmoors 1 ditto,
“ Kinnersley … … 1 ditto,
“ Longden-upon-Tern … 1 ditto,
“ Preston on the Wildmoors 1 ditto,
“ Rodington … … 1 ditto,
“ Waters Upton … … 1 ditto,
“ Wombridge … … 2 ditto,
“ Wrockwardine … … 3 ditto.
Any person entitled vote in any of the said parishes may propose, as the Guardian or Guardians thereof, any number (not exceeding the number to be there elected) of persons who are severally rated to the poor-rate of any parish in the Union in respect of property in the annual value or rental of £25. The proposal must written, and must state the names, residences, and callings, of the persons proposed, and the name of the proposer, and must be delivered to one of the Churchwardens and Overseers of such parish on or before the 22nd day of March instant.
Owners of rateable property such parish, as well as rate-payers, are entitled to vote, provided their names are on the register of owners, or if they send in to the Churchwardens and Overseers before the day of election their claims to vote, with a statement their names and address and a description of their property.
Owners may also vote by proxy; but proxies must make the statements above mentioned and transmit to the Churchwardens and Overseers the originals or attested copies of their appointments.
In case of a contest for the Guardian of any of the said parishes the votes will be given in papers to be left by the Churchwardens and Overseers two days, at least, before the day fixed for the election, at the houses of those residents of the parish who are then entitled to vote. All residents out of the parish, and all persons who become entitled after that day, must apply to one of the Churchwardens and Overseers for voting-papers on the day of election.
The forms of nomination papers, statements of owners, and appointment of proxy may be seen and copied by voters at the Board room in the Walker Street, in the town of Wellington aforesaid.
Clerk to the Board of Guardians.
Wellington, 1st March, 1838.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 2 Mar 1838, page 2.
To be heard at the Court House, at Shrewsbury, in the county of Salop, on the 15th day of April, 1843, at ten o’clock in the morning.
WILLIAM MILWARD, late of Newport, Salop, in lodgings; previously of Waters Upton, Salop, Plumber, Glazier, and Painter, afterwards of Dudley, Worcestershire, Plumber, Painter and Glazier, and formerly of Edgbolton, Salop, Plumber, Glazier and Painter, and Dealer in Timber.
Solicitor, 24, Norfolk-street, Strand, London.
For EVAN OWEN,
Worcester Herald, 25 Mar 1843, page 3.
Gazette—July 16, 1844. […]
Court-house, Shrewsbury, 8th Aug. ten. […]
Picken John, of Waters Upton, bricklayer
Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, 20 Jul 1844, page 7.
THE late FIRE at BURLINGTON.
Subscriptions before advertised [£ s d] 166 0 0 […]
Richard Whitfield, Waters Upton …….. 1 0 0 […]
Staffordshire Advertiser, 8 Jan 1848, page 4.
Brasenose College.—The Rev. R. F. Wood, M.A., late of this college has been licensed to the united curacies of Waters Upton and Rowton, Shropshire.
Oxford Chronicle and Berks and Bucks Gazette, 12 Aug 1848, page 3.
WATERS UPTON RECTORY,
THE REV. SIDNEY P. ROBERSON B.A., of Worcester College, Oxford, receives a few Pupils, either as Boarders or Day Scholars, on moderate terms.
July 24th, 1849.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 27 Jul 1849, page 2.
The Thunder Storm on the 25th ult.— Considerable damage was done in the neighbourhood of Hodnet, Wollerton, Water’s Upton, &c. and on the property of Lord Hill. A held of turnips belonging to Mr. Lea, of Stoke Orange, was so much flooded as to wash about half of the turnips away, and a considerable quantity of mowing grass was under water in that neighbourhood. The storm was also very violent in the neighbourhood of Market Drayton.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 6 Jul 1850, page 5.
SHROPSHIRE GREAT CATTLE AND POULTRY SHOW.
The second annual meeting of the Shropshire Agricultural Association has just terminated, and that too under most favourable circumstances. […]
In remarking on the stock, we shall commence with the horses. […] Several very fine colts adapted for agricultural purposes were shown, and also a very clever entire horse, “Young Duke,” bred by the Earl of Stradbroke, and now the property of Mr. William Howard, of Waters Upton. […]
AWARD OF PRIZES. […]
For the best horse, mare, or gelding, adapted to agricultural purposes, under five years old, £10, Mr. William Howard, Waters Upton, Salop; entire Suffolk horse. […]
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 1 Dec 1854, pages 6 and 7.
THE PATRIOTIC FUND. […]
Waters Upton.—The amount of contributions from this parish was £11. 12s. […]
Rowton, Ellerdine, and Cold Hatton.—Subscriptions collected by Messrs. Adney, Dickin, and Cotterill, £l9. 10s. 5d. […]
Eddowes’s Journal, 6 Dec 1854, page 6.
ASSIGNMENTS.—Cont. from Col. 370.
Gazette—May 11, 1855.
DAVIES John, (April 17,) of Waters Upton, co. Salop, innkeeper and maltster. Trustee—John Jones, of Wellington, maltster and hop merchant. Sol.—G. Marcy, of Wellington.
Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, 12 May 1855, page 9.
FOR THIS SEASON, 1846, at One Guinea each Mare and Half-a-Crown the Groom the the time of serving, YOUNG DUKE, the property of William Howard, Waters Upton, near Wellington, Shropshire, bred by the Earl of Stradbroke, Hinton Hall, Suffolk.
Young Duke is a beautiful chesnut cart colt, rising five years old, stands 17½ hands high, full of bone and fine symmetry. His sire, that justly celebrated horse Duke, the property of Mr, Catlin, of Butley Abbey, Suffolk. He has proved himself the best horse in the kingdom, taking, besides several others, the first prize of £30 at the Royal Agricultural Show at Windsor in 1851, beating all England. Young Duke’s dam is by that highly celebrated horse Old Captain.
W. Howard will visit the under-mentioned places, with his horse in each week, viz.,—Monday, at Wistanswick, from 10 till 11 a.m.; at Drayton, from 1 till 3; and at Loggerheads same night, till 7 next morning. Tuesday: at Swinnerton, from 12 till 2; and Eccleshall same night, till 7 next morning. Wednesday: at Newport, from 12 till 2; and Plough Inn Weston Heath, same night. Thursday: at Shiffnal, from 12 till 2; and Park Inn, Wellington, same night. Friday: at the Horse Shoe Inn, from 12 till 2; and at the Dun Cow, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, the same night. Saturday: at Grinshill, from 11 till 1; through Shawbury home.
The money to he paid to the Groom at Midsummer.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 5 Apr 1856, page 2.
Notice also placed in editions of 29 Mar 1856, page 2, and 12 Apr 1856, page 2.
TO BE SOLD, a handsome chesnut-coloured HORSE, called “Young Duke.” 18 hands high, 5 years old. He is of the breed of Suffolk Punch, has great strength, and has taken the first prize at Shrewsbury, 1854, and the first at Leek, Staffordshire. His stock can be seen in Shropshire, near Wellington. He was bred by the Earl of Stradbroke, Hinton Hall, Suffolk.—Apply to Mr. Howard, Waters Upton, Wellington, Salop.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 30 Aug 1856, page 1.
NOTICE is hereby given, that JAMES EDWARD DAVIS, Esquire, Barrister-at-Law, having been duly nominated and appointed to revise the Lists of Voters in the Election of Knights of the Shire for the Northern Division of the County of Salop, will make a circuit of the said division, and hold courts for that purpose at the several times and places undermentioned, that is to say:—
At the Shirehall, SHREWSBURY, on Wednesday, the 1st day of October next, at Ten o’clock in the forenoon, for the several parishes or places of
At the Magistrates’ Office, WELLINGTON, on Friday, the 3rd day of October next, at Eleven o’clock the forenoon, for the several parishes or places of
Ercall Magna or High Ercall
[…] And for all other parishes, townships, and places, if any, within the Northern Division of the county of Salop, not specified in any part of this notice.
And further Notice is hereby given to the Overseers of the said several parishes, townships, and places, that they are required to attend personally at the court at which their list is appointed to be revised, and to bring with them the several notices of claims of voters, and all notices of objection to voters, transmitted or delivered to the said overseers.
Clerk the Peace for the County of Salop.
Clerk of the Peace’s Office, Shrewsbury,
8th September, 1851.
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 10 Sep 1856, page 4.
WELLINGTON POST OFFICE. …
Letters are despatched for High Ercall, Ketley, Kinnersley, Hadley, Oakengates, Uppington, Waters Upton, and Bolas, every morning, (Sundays excepted) at half-past Five. […]
The following are the times at which the various bags are despatched for Wellington:—[…]
Waters-Upton:—Box closed at 4 50, despatched at 5 50 p.m. […]
The delivery by Postmen commences at Seven o’clock a.m. and the Shrewsbury and London Day Mail, at 3 40 p.m. On Sundays, there is only one delivery by Letter Carriers, commencing at 7 a.m., and delivery at the Post-office window from 7 till 10 o’clock a.m.
Post-office Orders are granted from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays, till 8 p.m.
Stamps sold from 8 a.m. till 9 30 p.m.
Wellington Journal, 18 Oct 1856, page 2.
Note: This notice was repeated over ensuing weeks for some time.
FIRST MONTHLY SALE at the LORD NELSON INN, HIGHERLAND, NEWCASTLE, Staffordshire.
MESSRS. AUDLEY and SON beg most respectfully to inform the gentry, farmers, dealers, and the public, that their FIRST MONTHLY SALE at the above Inn will take place on Monday next, November the 24th, 1856. The entree at present consists of that fine entire chesnut WAGGON HORSE, “Young Duke,” rising 5 years old, stands 17½ hands high, the property of Mr. Howard, of Water Upton, near Wellington, Salop; […]
Staffordshire Advertiser, 22 Nov 1856, page 8.
This paper may be had every Saturday morning from the following newly appointed agents. […]
WATERS UPTON.—Mr. John Norton inkeeper. […]
Wellington Journal, 29 Nov 1856, page 3.
Agents for the Wellington Journal. […]
Mr Gregory …………………….Waters Upton […]
Independent of the above, more than a dozen newsmen and boys travel with the paper about the country.
Wellington Journal, 20 Dec 1856, page 2.
OUR CHRISTMAS MARKET. […]
COUNTRY EXHIBITORS: […]
J. Titley, Waters Upton.—A good short-horn four-year-old heifer, bred and fed by Mr. Wyley, of Dothill; and a ewe and a wether sheep. […]
Wellington Journal, 27 Dec 1856, page 3.
BOROUGH OF SHREWSBURY.
FUND FOR THE RELIEF OF THE SUFFERERS BY THE MUTINY IN INDIA.
Amount previously subscribed … … … … … £486 11 10
ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIPTIONS. […]
Collection at Waters Upton, per the Rev. R. Corfield … 4 5 0 […]
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 16 Oct 1857, page 1.
Note: This contribution and others from Shropshire were incorporated into national lists published in the Morning Post of London.
MONTHLY PETTY SESSIONS—TUESDAY. […]
This being the annual day for the appointment of parochial constables in the Wellington district, officers for the following parishes were sworn in, viz.—Wellington, Ironbridge, Wrockwardine, Eyton, Preston, Kinnersley, High Ercall, Water’s Upton, Longden-upon-Tern, Wroxeter, Dawley, Arlestone, &c.
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 16 Apr 1858, page 6.
Overseers for 1859. […] Waters Upton : Mr. James Gregory and Mrs. Elizabeth Groucock. […]
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 1 Apr 1859, page 4.
NEW BUILDING FUND
Benefactions previously announced [£. s. d.] 152 16 0 […]
John Tayler [= Taylor], Esq. Waters Upton 2 2 0 […]
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal, 28 Sep 1859, page 4.
DONATIONS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS
TO THE WELLINGTON
FIRST SHROPSHIRE VOLUNTEER
RIFLE CORPS. […]
ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS. […]
J. Taylor, Esq. Water’s Upton Hall [£ s. d.] 5 0 0 […]
H. PARKER, Hon. Sec. to the Corps.
15th February, 1860.
Wellington Journal, 10 Mar 1860, page 2.
Fortnightly Meeting of the Board of Guardians. […] This being the meeting day for accepting tenders for the ensuing half-year the following tenders were received:— […] For butcher’s meat, Mr. R. Richards, of this town, beef at 6d., mutton and suet at 6½d. per lb. Mr. T. Titley, of Waters Upton. sent the only other tender at precisely the same prices, and it was agreed to divide it between them, Mr. Richards to supply the Wellington Union, and Mr. Titley the Waters Upton School-house. […]
Shrewsbury Chronicle, 28 Mar 1860, page 2.
THE CHURCH SOCIETIES.
The quarterly meeting of the Church Societies was held on Saturday, in St. Mary’s Clergy-room. […]
Report for the year 1875. […]
III. Money Grants to Schools.—To Hordley, towards a new school, £10; to Waters Upton, a second grant of £5. …
Wellington Journal, 4 Mar 1876, page 6.
WAGGONER Wanted; an excellent cottage and garden, also potato-ground; good wages.-Apply, Mr. Rawlings, Waters Upton, Salop.
Wellington Journal, 15 Apr 1876, page 5.
Salop Infirmary. […] Benefactions: Collection in Waters Upton Church, Salop, per the Rev. J. B. Davies, £1 6s. 8d. […]
Eddowes’s Shrewsbury Journal and Salopian Journal, 4 Jun 1879, page 7.
Note: The Shrewsbury Chronicle (6 Jun 1879, page 5) reported this as a donation to the Shrewsbury Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital.
WATERS UPTON BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL
One Mile from Crudgington Railway Station.
Principal—Miss WALKER; assisted by Resident Governess.
MISS WALKER receives a Limited Number of Pupils to Board and Educate. Her aim is to impart a sound English Education, combined with kindness and the comforts of home. Entire Charge of Children if required. School Duties will be resumed (D.V.) January 29, 1891.
Vacancies for One or Two Boarders.
Wellington Journal, 24 Jan 1891, page 5.
RUMMAGE SALE AND SALE OF NEW WORK
Will be held in the RECTORY GARDEN on Wednesday, July 6th, from 3-30 8.
Admission 1d. Tea and Admission 6d.
Proceeds for Choir and Sunday School Expenses.
Wellington Journal, 2 Jul 1898, page 1.
Local Success.-Miss Alice N. Owen of Waters Upton has been successful in passing part 1 of the preliminary certificate examination held in December last. She will take part 2 of the examination next April.
Wellington Journal, 29 Feb 1908, page 11.