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Romsley

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"ROMSLEY, a township in the parish of Halesowen, hundred of Brimstree, county Worcester, formerly in Salop, near Halesowen, and 8 miles S.W. of Birmingham. It is situated in the vale of the river Stour, near the Dudley canal and the line of the North-Western railway. Some of the inhabitants are employed in the neighbouring coal and iron mines. 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 £125, in the patronage of the Vicar of Halesowen. The church, dedicated to St. Kenelm, is a modern structure."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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