Hasbury

HASBURY, a township, in the parish of HalesOwen, union of Stourbridge, Upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, Hales-Owen and E. divisions of Worcestershire, 1 mile (S. W.) from Hales-Owen, on the Stourbridge road; containing 919 inhabitants. It is of undulated surface, with picturesque scenery, commanding views of the Clent hills: the population is engaged in agriculture and in making nails. Witley Lodge, with forty acres around it, is the seat and property of David Homfray, Esq.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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