CHADWICK, a hamlet and manor, in the parish and union of Bromsgrove, Upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, Droitwich and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3½ miles (N. by E.) from Bromsgrove, on the road to Birmingham. This place comprises about 1500 acres, mostly arable, with a good deal of coppice wood; the surface is undulated, the soil gravelly, and the scenery picturesque. The population is estimated at about 1000, chiefly nailers and agricultural labourers. Woodrow, with about 400 acres of land, is freehold, and occupied by George Francis Iddins, Esq.; the Manor Hall is the property of Francis T. Rufford, Esq., who is the chief proprietor, under the Dean and Chapter of Christ-Church, Oxford, who are lords of the manor. There are a Wesleyan and a Primitive Methodist place of worship. Here was formerly a chapel, now in ruins.