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Wolverley

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"WOLVERLEY, a parish partly in the upper division of Halfshire hundred, but chiefly in the lower division, and forming a detached portion of the lower division of Oswaldslow hundred, county Worcester, 2 miles N.W. of Kidderminster. The village is situated on the eastern bank of the navigable river Stour, and near the Stourbridge canal. The parish includes the village of Cookley, where are extensive works for the manufacture of iron, tin plates, screws, and iron wire; and the hamlets of Blakeshall, Kingsford, and Horsley, with other small places. The surface is diversified, and the soil is light, resting upon red sandstone."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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