Holy-Cross

HOLY-CROSS, a hamlet, in the parish of Clent, union of Bromsgrove, Lower division of the hundred of Halfshire, Stourbridge and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3½ miles (S. S. E.) from Stourbridge. This is a small village near Lower Clent, and on the road from Stourbridge to Bromsgrove. It is noted for its fairs, which are very considerable, and are held on April 11th, and Sept. 12th, chiefly for hornedcattle and cheese. There is a place of worship for a congregation of Baptists.

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

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