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This is the extract for Ercall Magna from the 1880 Slaters Directory.

High Ercall or Ercall Magna, with the townships and hamlets of Cold Hatton, Cotwall, and Moortown, Cruddington, Ellerdine, Haughton, Isombridge, Osbaston, Poynton, Rowton, Tern and Walton, is an extensive parish, in the Wellington division of the South Bradford hundred, 6 miles N.N.W. from Wellington, and 8 miles N.E. from Shrewsbury. The churches dedicated to St Michael and is a vicarage, and the patronage of the Duke of Cleveland. Here is an endowed School for boys and girls, and an hospital for six aged men, founded by Francis, Earl of Bradford. Population in 1861, 1,969, and in 1871, 1,870.

Gentry & Clergy

Bucknill Rev. Geo. M.A. High Ercall
Forester George Townsend, Esq. High Ercall
Hogg Rev and stop Christopher Haynes, M.A. High Ercall
Mansell Mr. Thomas, Ercall Park, High Ercall
Minor Mr. William, High Ercall
Morgan John, Esq. Rowton
Stealman the Misses Ellen & Sarah, High Ercall

Academies & Schools

Parochial Schools:-
High Ercall - David C. Mathias, Master


Ridgway James, Jun. High Ercall
Vickers George, Rowton

Boot & Shoe Makers

Breeze John, Walton, High Ercall
Nicklin Samuel, Rowton, High Ercall


Clay Richard, Cold Hatton
Fonlkes William, Ellerdine
Juckes William, Walton, High Ercall


Adney John, Rowton
Allen Sarah, Moortown
Allen Thomas, High Ercall
Atcherley Elizabeth, Moortown
Atcherley William, High Ercall
Bailey Thomas, Rowton
Brisbourne Mrs. Haughton
Bromley Jeremiah, Isombridge
Brookes George (exors.of), Walton
Brookes John, Osbaston
Cliff Thomas, Ellerdine
Colley Benjamin, Osbaston
Cotterill John, Ellerdine
Dickin Thomas, Ellerdine
Hamer Robert, Poynton
Hamer William, Ellerdine
Hampton George, High Ercall
Icke Robert, Cold Hatton
Jones Watkin, Roden
Juckes Frederick, Cotwall
Juckes Thomas, High Ercall
Leek John, Haughton
Lewis George, Roden
Madeley Thomas, Poynton
Mansell Thomas, High Ercall
Morgan Mrs. Poynton, High Ercall
Pitchford Wm. Potford, Cold Hatton
Shakeshaft William, Cold Hatton
Stanway Richard, Roden
Steedman Edward B. High Ercall
Webster Edward, Walton
Whitefield John, Rowton
Wilding James, Walton

Joiners & Builders

Lewis Richard, Rowton
Owen William, High Ercall


Hampton George, High Ercall

Shopkeepers and Dealers in Groceries & Sundries

Edwards Mary, Rowton
Maurice William, Ellerdine
Parry David, High Ercall


Morgan John, Rowton


Ball John, Cold Hatton
Colley Edward, Cold Hatton
Hughes Wm. Walton, High Ercall

Taverns & Public Houses

Cleveland Arms, Ann Smallman, High Ercall
Oak, William Martin, Ellerdine
Seven Stars, John Webb, Cold Hatton
Tayleur Arms, Ann Delves, Long Waste


Gough Richard, Cold Hatton

Places of Worship
and their ministers

St Michaels, High Ercall - Rev. George Bucknill M.A. Vicar

   20 Jul 09

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