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Chaddesley Corbett  Worcestershire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Chaddesley Corbett like this:

CHADDESLEY-CORBETT, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in Kidderminster district, Worcester. The village stands on an affluent of the river Severn, 3¼ miles NE of Hartlebury r. station, and 4½ SE of Kidderminster; and has a post office under Kidderminster, and fairs on the last Monday of April and the Monday before 18 Oct. ...


The parish comprises 5,914 acres. Real property, £13,509. Pop., 1,457. Houses, 311. The property is not much divided. There are coal pits, some forges, and a yarn factory. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £541.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is partly Norman, partly later. There are P. Methodist and R. Catholic chapels, two endowed schools, five alms-houses, and other charities £320.-The subdistrict contains three parishes. acres, 9,582. Pop., 2,091. Houses, 448.

Chaddesley Corbett through time

Chaddesley Corbett is now part of Wyre Forest district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wyre Forest has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Chaddesley Corbett itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Chaddesley Corbett, in Wyre Forest and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9756

Date accessed: 20th September 2021


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