Dowles  Worcestershire


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

DOWLES, a parish in the district of Kidderminster and county of Salop; on the river Severn, and on the Severn Valley railway, at the boundary with Worcester, 1¼ mile NNW of Bewdley. Post town, Bewdley. Acres, 679. Rated property, £1, 130. Pop., 98. Houses, 18. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £159. Patrons, J. Taylor and others. The church is good.

Dowles through time

Dowles 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 Dowles itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd August 2021

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