Place:


Quarry Bank  Staffordshire

 

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

QUARRY-BANK, a village and a chapelry in Kings-winford parish, Stafford. The village stands ½ a mile S E of Brierley-Hill r. station, and has a post-office under Brierley-Hill. The chapelry was constituted in 1844. Pop. in 1861, 4, 790. Houses, 916. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £150.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church was built in 1847, at a cost of £3,000; and is in the early English style. There are chapels for Primitive Methodists and New Connexion Methodists, and national schools.

Quarry Bank through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/459

Date accessed: 18th October 2017


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