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"STONE, a parish in the lower division of Halfshire hundred, county Worcester, 2 miles S.E. of Kidderminster, its post town, and the same distance N. of Hartlebury railway station. This place, which was formerly a chapelry, in the parish of Chaddesley-Corbet, is situated near the Oxford and Wolverhampton railway. There is a worsted mill at Hoo, and the spinning of yarn is carried on in connection with the manufacture of Kidderminster. The living is a vicarage* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] in the diocese of Worcester, value £827, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a modern structure with a tower and six bells. The parochial charities produce about £232 per annum, of which £37 go to Hill's school."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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