Place:


Moxley  Staffordshire

 

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

MOXLEY, a village in Wednesbury parish, and a chapelry partly also in Darlaston and Wolverhampton parishes, Stafford. The village stands near the Oxford, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton railway, 1 mile S E of Bilston; is a modern place, sharing in the manufactories of the Black country; and has a station, jointly with Bradley, on the railway, and a post-office under Wednesbury. ...


The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop. in 1861, 3, 857. Houses, 749. Pop. of the Wednesbury portion, 1, 123. Houses, 209. Pop. of the Darlaston portion, 2, 311. Houses, 455. The property is sub-divided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £213.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern and neat.

Moxley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21551

Date accessed: 14th December 2017


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