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Bewdley

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"BEWDLEY, a market town, parliamentary and municipal borough, and chapelry in the parish of Ribbesford, in the hundred of Doddingtree, and county of Worcester, 14 miles to the N.W. of Worcester, and 129 miles from London by road, or 137½ by the Great Western railway, which has a station at Kidderminster, 3 miles to the S.W. of the town; it may also be approached via the North-Western and West Midland railways. There are besides two branch lines in course of formation - the Severn Valley line, from Hartlebury to Shrewsbury, which passes through the hamlet of Wribbenhall; and the Tenbury line, which is to pass through Bewdley, and so on to Kidderminster, connecting Bewdley with the trunk lines of communication to the metropolis, and all parts of the kingdom."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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