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Cofton Hackett, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Cofton-Hackett, Coston-Hackett, or Corston-Hackett, a parish in Worcestershire, adjacent to the Worcester and Birmingham Canal, 1½ mile N of Barnt Green station on the M.R., and 4½ miles NE by N of Bromsgrovc. Post towns, Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, and Northfield; money order office, Barnt Green, Rednal; telegraph office, Barnt Green railway station. Acreage, 1299; population, 188. Groveley Hall is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £268 with residence. The church is an ancient one, and was restored in 1860.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishCoston-Hacket St. Michael 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionBromsgrove 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictBromsgrove
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtB45
Post TownBirmingham