Place:


Bewdley  Worcestershire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bewdley like this:

Bewdley, mun. bor. and township, Ribbesford par., Worcestershire, on river Severn, 3 miles SW. of Kidderminster and 126 miles from London by rail, 2110 ac., pop. 3088; p.o., t.o., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. It has mfrs. of combs, leather, and malt. It returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

Bewdley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bewdley, in Wyre Forest and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/751

Date accessed: 16th December 2017


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