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Wollaston, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wollaston, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Old Swinford parish, Worcestershire, adjoining Stourbridge, with a post and money order office (T.S.O.) under Stourbridge; telegraph office, Stourbridge. Acreage, 476; population, 2333. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £200 with residence. The church was built in 1860, and is in the Early English style.

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 
Civil parishOld Swinford 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionStourbridge 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wollaston from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictDudley
CountyDudley
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDY8
Post TownStourbridge