Place:


Birchfield Staffordshire

 

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

BIRCHFIELD, a chapelry in Handsworth parish, Stafford; 3 miles N of Birmingham. It has a post office under Birmingham. Pop., about 2,000. Living, a vicarage. Value, £350. The church was built in 1865.

Birchfield through time

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 Birchfield has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Birmingham. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Birchfield and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Birchfield, in Birmingham and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20671

Date accessed: 18th September 2014


Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time, and maybe some references to other places called "Birchfield".