"SOLIHULL, (or Silhill), a parish and post town in the Solihull division of Hemlingford hundred, county Warwick, 6½ miles S.E. of Birmingham, and 14,3 from Warwick. It is a station on the Birmingham and Oxford railway. It is situated betwixt the Warwick and Stratford-on-Avon canals, on the river Blythe. It is a polling-place for the county, and a decayed petty sessions and market town, containing the villages of Shirley Street, Shirley Heath, Solihull, and Olton, the old seat of the barons of Limesi."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
|Stratford Road, Shirley, Baptist|
|Bethesda, Solihull, Independent|
|Christ Church, Solihull, Congregationalist|
|Trinity, Olton, Congregationalist|
|Robin Hood Cemetery, Streetsbrook Road, Solihull, Cemetery|
|Widney Manor Cemetery, Bentley Heath, Solihull, Cemetery|
|St Ninian, Solihull, Presbyterian|
|Holy Ghost and Mary Immaculate, Olton, Roman Catholic|
|Our Lady of the Wayside, Shirley, Roman Catholic|
|St Augustine, Solihull, Roman Catholic|
- The transcription of the section for Solihull from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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