In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Frankley like this:
FRANKLEY, a parish in Bromsgrove district, Worcester; on the verge of the county, 3½ miles WNW of Kings-Norton r. station, and 7 NNE of Bromsgrove. Post town, Hales-Owen, under Birmingham. Acres, 1, 901. Rated property, £993. Pop., 122. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. Lord Lyttleton takes hence the title of Baron. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, not reported. Patron, Lord Lyttleton. The church is partly of the time of Henry III., and was recently restored.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Frankley has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Bromsgrove. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Frankley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Frankley, in Bromsgrove and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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