Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about West Bromwich. You may be able to find further references to West Bromwich in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Bromwich, West parliamentary and municipal borough, and parish Bartholomew
BROMWICH (West) a town, a parish, two subdistricts, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with West Bromwich.

Place Type of entry Source
Hill Top ecclesiastical district Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to West Bromwich within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Aug. 26, 1751: London to Bristol and the north 1
John Wesley 1765-8: Justice for Methodists; Methodist Character; Instructions to Parents 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Sandwell 0 1
Spon Lane 0 1
Black Country 0 1
Wednesbury 35 2
Horseley Heath 0 2
Wood Green 0 1
Ocker Hill 0 2
West Smethwick 0 1
Tividale 0 2
Tipton 6 3
Dudley Port 0 2
Hamstead 0 2
Bescot 0 2
Pleck 0 2
Langley 0 2
Princes End 0 2
Smethwick 0 2
Moxley 0 2
Handsworth 0 2
Warley 0 2