"HALESOWEN, (Salop) seat of Ld. Dudley, on the E. side of Sturbridge, had formerly an abbey, on which K. John settled the manor. Here is a Cattle-Fair on Easter-Monday."
[Transcribed information from England's Gazetteer - Stephen Whatley - 1750](unless otherwise stated)
[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2015]