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  • Hunt, Mrs Wynnell M - Cradley - A Village History. New edition, published by Cromwell Press, Trowbridge, Wilts, 2004. 158p. (h/b) illustrated, some colour. Price £12.50+p.&p. Available from the author, phone 01886 880 859. Updated 31 Aug 2006.

    Chapters are on 1: Churches, Chapels and Mormons (with reference to Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff); 2: Care of the Poor; 3: Cradley and Storridge Schools; 4: The Countryside; 5: Occupations; 6: Transport and Communications; 7: Buildings; 8: Villiage Memories & Celebrations; 9. Reminiscences; 10. Places & Faces from the Past (with reference to Elgar and Arthur Bliss)



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Description and Travel

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  • Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Cradley in 1863, by Barbara Haner.


Historical Geography

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO730470 (Lat/Lon: 52.120614, -2.395783), Cradley which are provided by: