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Leasowes, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Leasowes, a seat in Halesowen parish, Worcestershire, near the boundary with Staffordshire, 5 miles SSE of Dudley. It was the birthplace, the residence, and the death-place of the poet Shenstone, and it passed to the Attwood family.

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

Land and Property

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

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.