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Market Drayton

Market Drayton is a small market town in north Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh Border. It is on the River Tern, between Shrewsbury and Stoke-on-Trent, and was formerly known as "Drayton in Hales" (c. 1868) and earlier simply as "Drayton" (c. 1695). Market Drayton is on the Shropshire Union Canal and on Regional Cycle Route 75. The A53 road by-passes the town. The counties of Staffordshire and Cheshire, and the Welsh Border are both close by.

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Market Drayton Town F.C.
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... of Montford settled within the regions of Shropshire and can still be found in Market Drayton and Whitchurch ... Montford's of Market Drayton were a well known family of cabinet makers,and at one time in the late 19th century there were at least five members of this family employed in the business as skilled cabinet ... The business was located in St Marys Street Market Drayton and a total of five addresses in this street were inhabited by the family ...
High Sheriff Of Shropshire - 20th Century
... Ralph Charles Donaldson - Hudson of Cheswardine, Market Drayton 1928 Major Herbert Rushton Sykes, of Lydham Manor, Bishops Castle ... Ludlow 1944 Major Lawrence Warner Wyld Lees, of Old Hall, Cheswardine, Market Drayton 1945 Lieut.-Colonel George Paton Pollitt of Harnage Grange, Cressage, Shrewsbury 1946 Wiston John Kynnersley-Brown ... Grove, Atcham, near Shrewsbury 1986 Timothy Claud Heywood-Lonsdale, of The Old Laundry, Shavington, Market Drayton ...

Famous quotes containing the words drayton and/or market:

    Earth’s only paradise.
    —Michael Drayton (1563–1631)

    the old palaces, the wallets of the tourists,
    the Common Market or the smart cafés,
    the boulevards in the graceful evening,
    the cliff-hangers, the scientists,
    and the little shops raising their prices
    mean nothing to me.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)