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Moseley

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"MOSELEY, a chapelry in the parish of King's-Norton, upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, county Worcester, 2 miles S. of Birmingham. It is a station on the Bristol and Birmingham section of the Midland railway. The village, which is considerable, is a suburb of Birmingham. It formerly belonged to the Greveses, a family which came over at the Conquest. The living is a perpetual curacy* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] in the diocese of Worcester, value £160, in the patronage of the Vicar of Bromsgrove. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was enlarged in 1822. There are National and other schools. Moseley Hall is the principal residence."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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Historical Geography

Historically in Worcestershire, the northern part of King's Norton (including Moseley) became part of the County Borough of Birmingham in 1891 (see Wikipedia) and de facto Warwickshire. It appears that following the change Birmingham ran southwards to the River Rea (in the west) and the Stratford on Avon canal (in the east) (Vision of Britain, Birmingham is coloured pink in the NW corner).

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