Place:


Coseley  Staffordshire

 

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

COSELEY, a village and a chapelry in Sedgley parish, Stafford. The village stands on the Birmingham canal, near the Birmingham and Wolverhampton railway, 1½ mile S of Bilston; and has a post office under Bilston, and a station, jointly with Deepfield, on the railway. The chapelry includes the village and a tract around it; and was constituted in 1832. Pop., 15, 796. Houses, 3, 022. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in the iron and the coal trade. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £250.* Patron, the Earl of Dudley.

Coseley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/633

Date accessed: 23rd March 2017


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