Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Redditch

Redditch, manufacturing town, chiefly in Tardebigg and Feckenham pars., Worcestershire, but partly also in Ipsley par., Warwickshire, on river Arrow, 13 miles S. of Birmingham by rail - township (wholly in Tardebigg par.), 5544 ac., pop. 7740; town, 926 ac., pop. 9961; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Redditch has mfrs. of needles, hooks and eyes, and fishing tackle; in the vicinity is Besly papermill.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "manufacturing town"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Worcestershire AncC
Place: Redditch

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