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

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

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.


Date accessed: 19th March 2018

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