Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 34 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 20 Market Towns of Shropshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Bishop’s Castle, Broseley, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Coalbrook Dale & Madeley, Cleobury-Mortimer, Clun, Ellesmere, Hales-Owen, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Much Wenlock, Newport, Oswestry, Shifnal, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Wem, Whitchurch
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains an interesting in-depth description of Shrewsbury.