Place:


Alcester  Warwickshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Alcester like this:

Alcester, par. and mkt. tn., S.Warwicksh., at confluence of rivers Alne and Arrow, 15 miles SW. of Warwick by rail, 1530 ac., pop. 2430; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Tuesday. Has mfrs. of needles and fish-hooks.

Alcester through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Alcester, in Stratford on Avon and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8515

Date accessed: 20th September 2017


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