Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WEDGWOOD

WEDGWOOD, a township in Wolstanton parish, Stafford; near Newcastle-under-Lyne. Real property in 1860, £829. Pop. in 1851, 157; in 1861, 783. Houses, 140. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of the pottery trade, and from the erection of blast furnaces and ironworks.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Wolstanton AP/CP       Staffordshire AncC
Place: Wedgwood

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