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Heath Town, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Heath Town, a town and an ecclesiastical parish in Wolverhampton parish, Staffordshire. The town is 1 mile NW of Wolverhampton, on the Wysley and Essington Canal, and has a station on the M.R., and a post and money order office under Wolverhampton; telegraph office, Wolverhampton. It is governed by a local board. Safes, locks, hinges, bicycles &c., are manufactured. The ecclesiastical parish (Wednes-field Heath) was constituted in 1853. The living is a vicarage in Lichfield diocese; net value, £300 with residence. The church is modern. There are Congregational, Wesleyan, Primitive and New Connexion Methodist chapels, and almshouses.

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 Heath Town

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Heath Town 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:

DistrictCity of Wolverhampton
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWV10
Post TownWolverhampton