Ellesmere, Shropshire

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Ellesmere is a town in Shropshire

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Ellesmere within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Ellesmere in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Ellesmere, market town and township with ry. sta. N. Shropshire, and par. (partly also in Flintshire), on Ellesmere (Aelsmere) Mere and Canal, 11 miles SW. of Whitchurch by rail -- par., 28,046 ac., pop. 5782; township, 25,922 ac., pop. 5452; town, pop. 1875; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday; has malting and tanning. From the bowling green on the site of the old castle parts of 9 counties may be seen.

Ellesmere in the Domesday Book

A village in Baschurch hundred, in the county of Shropshire.

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