Childs Ercall is a village in Shropshire. This is located in a rather remote rural area located between Market Drayton and Newport.
The civil parish in 2001 had a population of 599 and in 2011 this had risen to 732. At the time of 1881 census the population was 143. Information from Wikipedia.
Ercall, Child’s, or Ercall Parva (St. Michael)
ERCALL, CHILD’S, or Ercall Parva (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Drayton, Drayton division of the hundred of North Bradford, N. division of Salop, 6 miles (S.) from Drayton; containing 466 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3633a. 1r. 33p.: the village, situated on the old road from Wellington to Drayton, has a pleasingly rural aspect, and the surrounding scenery is agreeably diversified. The living is a perpetual curacy; the stipend of the curate is £30, and the patronage and impropriation belong to the Trustees of Sir C. Corbet, Bart., whose tithes have been commuted for £730. The church is a handsome structure of darkgrey freestone.
Childs Ercall from http://www.british-history.ac.uk/topographical-dict/england/pp177-181a -from Topographical Dictionary of England, Lewis. Samuel A (1848)
Useful information about the church – Childs Ercall church
This information from a book about Shropshire churches online link. From Shropshire: Its Early History and Antiquities
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