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Stourbridge and district

Stourbridge and district

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Published by S.B. Publications in Market Drayton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(compiled) by Michael Reuter.
ContributionsReuter, Michael.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21744897M
ISBN 101870708318
OCLC/WorldCa24732808

History[ edit ] Amblecote was a village in Staffordshire near the River Stourwhich formed the border with the county of Worcestershire. The communities we serve are very varied. Pedmore parish was still predominantly a rural village, most of its acreage being farmed, but the population was growing with the building of substantial houses by Black Country businessmen. Glass Making in Stourbridge[ edit ] The town gives its name to local glass production, which has been manufactured since the early s. It is the site of the Red House Glass Museum and there are regular demonstrations of blowing glass in the traditional way, and a collection of Stourbridge glass can be seen at Broadfield House Glass Museum in Kingswinford.

Survivals[ edit ] Four vehicles are known to have survived: 5 built [4] Tram 5 entered service in with the Dudley, Stourbridge and District Company. By the 15th century, the Parr family owned the castle. At the time of the Roman invasion, the area to the south of Stourbridge was the northernmost area of land occupied by the Dobuni tribe, and was probably the site of many a skirmish with the Cornovii and Tomsaetan tribes to the north and east. Said to have been impressed by a sermon given by a Puritan divine, Richard Baxter, on the proper use of wealth, Thomas Foley - founded at Old Swinford a school for boys who on completion of their education were put out as apprentices. Therefore you are strongly advised to telephone the register office for the district where you live before going there.

They first arrived in Kent and by had settled in Wessex. Ready 4 LIfe runs a weekly session and includes activities that enable young people to build skills and knowledge, grow in confidence, interact in a social environment and develop lasting friendships. These forts were used as temporary refuges in times of danger, and were therefore not inhabited all the time. The other landmark heritage site is that of Tudor Crystal, also standing on the side of the canal, at Amblecote. We are a group of fourteen churches on the western fringe of the West Midlands comprising a mix of urban, suburban and near rural areas, seeking to spread the love of God in every way we can.


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Stourbridge and district book

In the Romans ended their rule of Britain and local warriors stepped into the vacuum left. Local Government had been rudimentary until the Stourbridge Improvement Act of reconstituted an elected Board of Town Commissioners with greater powers to control and improve local services.

Please include a contact number and email address so that we can contact you to arrange an appointment once we have processed your application. We are happy to teach the rudiments of the game to all.

Until it was created a separate ecclesiastical parish init formed part of the parish of Old Swinford - the word "Old" having been added centuries earlier to distinguish it from the adjacent parish of Kingswinford or Swinford Regis. Register a Death A death must be registered in the registration district in which it took place and should be done within 5 days of the death.

For more information contact Trevor Mansell onor email mansaylo talktalk. The hide became the unit of land, being originally sufficient land for one family to cultivate using one plough, which on average amounted to about acres.

In the district's greatest public benefactor Ernest Stevens, a millionaire holloware manufacturer, presented the Studley Court estate to Stourbridge; it was to be known as Mary Stevens Park in memory of his wife and the house was converted into the Council House. Despite industrial unrest and growing unemployment in the late s and early s very significant progress was made in improving living conditions.

It has been one of the country's most popular places for holidays and summer homes since the arrival of the Kendal and Windermere Railway's branch line in Over the centuries Stourbridge developed slowly as a prosperous market town.

Performances have ranged comprehensively over a wide spectrum; from Shakespeare and Greek tragedy to modern farce. For your convenience, we offer some out of hours appointments on Saturdays and Thursday evenings. Launched init showcases the skill and innovation of glass artists, designers and craftspeople.

Its small summit enclosure is now densely overgrown by ancient trees and has never been fully excavated. It was 4 track shed opened in October Find the contact details for Stourbridge Registry Office. InStourbridge was awarded Fairtrade Town status. Regardless of what you call it, why not find out more about us and how we could help you?

By the 15th century, the Parr family owned the castle.Find Rare & Secondhand Books near Stourbridge, get reviews, directions, opening hours and payment details.

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Welcome to Coeliac UK's Stourbridge and District Group's webpage. We are a very friendly Group and welcome all members together with their family and friends.

We have facilities available for the children together with a certified adult to supervise games and activities during our. The Seven Stars is located in Stourbridge and offers a restaurant, a bar and a shared lounge.

The property is 12 miles from Wolverhampton. A flat-screen TV is featured. Exceptional. Business District 9 Balti Triangle 4 Chain Best Western 3 Britannia Hotels 3 Holiday Inn Express 9 Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts 4 Marston's Inns 3 Mercure 3. Book Tickets The Birmingham and District Theatre Guild: Stourbridge Amateur Operatic Society was founded in and has since performed an array of musicals and operettas.

In more recent years it has become renowned for staging the more modern musicals, including Fame, Footloose, Our House, Legally Blonde and Priscilla Queen of the. Stourbridge and District Cricket Society, The principal aims of the Society are to provide a forum for like-minded cricket enthusiasts to meet, talk and reminisce about the game during the winter months.