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Romsley, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Romsley, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Halesowen parish, Worcestershire, 3 miles S of Halesowen, with a post office under Birmingham; money order and telegraph office, Halesowen. Acreage of township, 1806; population, 374. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1863. Population, 441. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £100 with residence. The church is ancient. There are two Primitive Methodist chapels.

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


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

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Civil parishHalesowen 
Poor Law unionBromsgrove 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Romsley from the following:

Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Online maps of Romsley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtB62
Post TownHalesowen