Ocker Hill  Staffordshire


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

OCKER-HILL, a hamlet and a chapelry in Tipton parish, Stafford. The hamlet lies on the Walsall and Wolverhampton railway, near the Birmingham canal, 1½mile S W of Wednesbury; and has a station on the railway . The chapelry was constituted in 1845; and its post town is Tipton. Rated property, £8, 500. ...

Pop. in 1861, 3, 787. Houses, 726. The property is subdivided. The inhabitants share in the iron manufactories and other industry of Tipton and Wednesbury. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church was built in 1850, at a cost of about £2, 500; and is an edifice of blue brick, in the later English style.

Ocker Hill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2018

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