Place:


Packwood  Warwickshire

 

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

PACKWOOD, a parish in Solihull district, Warwick; near the Stratford canal and the Birmingham and Oxford railway, 1½ mile S of Knowle r. station, and 4¾ N N E of Henley-in-Arden. Post-town, Henley-in-Arden, under Birmingham. Acres, 1, 655. Real property, £2, 767. Pop., 292. ...


Houses, 60. The manor belongs to P. W. Martin, Esq. Packwood House, a fine ancient half-timbered mansion, is the seat of J. Fetherston, Esq. Aylesbury House belongs to J. H. W. Aylesbury, Esq., and isoccupied by E. J. Payne, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £174.* Patron, P. W. Martin, Esq. The church is ancient. Charities, £4.

Packwood through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Packwood, in Solihull and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9255

Date accessed: 27th April 2017


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