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Preston Gubbals, Shropshire

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Preston Gubbals, Shropshire

Preston Gubbals is a small village in Shropshire, England. It lies on the A528 Shrewsbury-Ellesmere road and is in the parish of Pimhill. The name, spelt Preston Gubbalds in some historical sources, is derived from the Old English for "priest's settlement", along with the name of Godebold or Godbold, a priest who was subtenant of the manor in 1066 and at the time of the Domesday Book survey.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4919
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Preston Gubbals, par., Shropshire, 4 miles N. of Shrewsbury, 2349 ac., pop. 426; P.O.

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