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Cradley Heath, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Cradley Heath, a town in Rowley Regis parish, Staffordshire, 2½ miles SE of Brierley Hill, 3 S of Dudley, 9 W of Birmingham. It has a station on the G.W.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office (S.O.) It is included in the ecclesiastical parish of Reddall Hill. The manufacture of chains, cables, anchors, &c. is largely carried on. The living of Reddall Hill is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £330. Patron, the Crown and the Bishop of Worcester alternately. The church was built in 1847, and restored in 1879. There are Baptist and Primitive and New Connexion Methodist chapels.

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

Civil Registration

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Maps

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

DistrictSandwell
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtB64
Post TownCradley Heath

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