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Wollescote, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wollescote, a township in Old Swinford parish, Worcestershire, 1½ mile E of Stourbridge. Acreage, 443; population, 3458. It is included in the ecclesiastical parish of the Lye.

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 Wollescote from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Wollescote 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.

DistrictDudley
CountyDudley
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDY9
Post TownStourbridge