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Welshampton, Shropshire

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Welshampton, Shropshire

Welshampton is a small village located on the A495 road in Shropshire, England, near to the town of Ellesmere. It is adjacent to the villages of Lyneal and Colemere which comprise part of the so-called 'North Shropshire Lake District', all of which is within walking distance of Welshampton. At the 2001 Census, the Welshampton and Lyneal civil parish had a population of 839, with a total population of 3,896 for the Ellesmere and Welshampton ward.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4334
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01948
Population839 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Welshampton, Shropshire has been known in the past

Hampton ~ Hampton Welsh ~ Welsh Hampton ~ Hantone

Welshampton, Shropshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hampton, Welsh, par. (ry. sta. Welshampton), N. Shropshire, 2 miles E. of Ellesmere, 1515 ac., pop. 514; P.O., called Welshampton.

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