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Blakenall Heath, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Blakenall Heath, a hamlet and an ecclesiastical parish in the Foreign of Walsall, Staffordshire. The hamlet is 1 mile E of Bloxwich, and has a post and money order office under Walsall; telegraph office, Bloxwich. The parish includes also Goscote, Little Bloxwich, Leamore, Harden, Coal Pool, and part of Bloxwich. Population, 5255. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield; gross value, £200 with residence. The church was built in 1870. There are Congregational, Wesleyan, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Blakenall Heath

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


Online maps of Blakenall Heath are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Staffordshire newspapers online:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWS3
Post TownWalsall