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Lizzie

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Place names in Shropshire
« on: Sunday 18 April 04 18:37 BST (UK) »
I am researching the Powell family and cannot find the correct spelling for any of the places they were born.
I have found a Richard Powell in the 1881 census birthplace CHANINGTON. I cannot find any such place with a variation of spelling.
 I next looked for his wife b. KINSLEY, Shropshire, nothing there either.
Last week a kind gentleman sent me a copy of  the same family but with more children from the 1871 census of strays. Perfect, but the same problem. Now some are born Chenninton, no luck. Then even more are b. Hedgemon(Edgmond)? Always the question mark so obbiously the people doing the census did not know either.
I would appreciate any help I can get with this.
Thank you, Lizzie

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Re:Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 18 April 04 19:31 BST (UK) »
I tried www.old-maps.co.uk and found nothing immediately obvious.
Maybe a place called Kynnersley, Shropshire. I put Kynnersley into www.multimap.com and it gives a Cherrington just to the North, and an Edgmond to the North-East.

Can you locate them in 1891 to get a second opinion on their birthplace(s)?

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Re:Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 22 May 04 00:47 BST (UK) »
Is there maybe a chance it could be Kinnerley? This is a village about 6 miles from Oswestry, and my mother's family have been in the immediate area since the 1400s.
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Re: Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 10 August 04 23:19 BST (UK) »
Kemberton, 471
Kempton, 700
Kentey, 509
Kenstone, 289
Kenwick, 236
Kenwicks Wood, 337
Ketley, 438
Kevancalanog, 712
Kilhendre, 233
Kingslow, 495
Kingswood,660
Kinlet, 647
Kinnerley, 148
Kinnersley 393
Kinnerley Argoed, 148
Kinnerton, 706
Kinton, 242


Kinnerley or Kinnersley look favourite.


Cherrington, 381
Chesterton, 494
Cheswardine, 259
Chetton, 636
Chetwynd, 372

Cherrington is as close as I can find.

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Re: Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 13:04 BST (UK) »
Hello David,

Are you located in the  Shropshire perchance?

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Re: Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 11 August 04 13:12 BST (UK) »
Elizabeth

No, in Yorkshire but I have family lines from the Shropshire/Staffordshire border.

Visited on many occasions as it is only a couple of hours drive.

The above was taken from Bulmers 1851 Directory & Gazetteer of Shropshire.

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Re: Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 26 October 04 20:15 BST (UK) »
there are villages of  Kinnersley in Both Herefordshire and Worcestershire


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Re: Place names in Shropshire
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 02 December 04 23:36 GMT (UK) »
Hi the place you are looking for is Cherrington found reference to Cherrington in Edgmond, and Cherrington, Kynnersly try the british history on line website or a google search for Cherrington, Shropshire
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