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L - Z

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'Index: L - Z', A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 17: Offlow hundred (part) (1976), pp. 296-310. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36211 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Labour Church, 63, 249

Labour party, 46, 50, 120, 123, 217- 18, 226

Laing:
-, Eliz., 238
-, J. F., vicar of St. Michael's, Walsall, 238-9

Laleham (Mdx.), 31

Lambert Bros., 201

Lambert's End, see Bromwich, West

Lambeth (Surr.), 117; and see Brixton

Lancashire, see Ashton-under-Lyne; Liverpool; Rochdale; St. Helens; Salford; Warrington; Wigan

Lancashire Insurance Co., 49

Lander, — (fl. c. 1825), 104

Lane:
-, Chas., 105, 107-8
-, Edw., minister of All Saints', West Bromwich, 52
-, Josiah, 37
-, Mary, see Birch
-, Thos., 271
-, Thos., his grds., 216, 271
-, fam., 105

Langham, Wm., 264 n

Langley, N. T., vicar of St. John's, West Bromwich, 58

Langley Brook, 277

Langthorne (in Bedale, Yorks. N.R.), 270

Lapley, see Wheaton Aston

Lathwell, Edmond, 173

Latimer, Eliz. le, m. John de Neville, Lord Neville, 171

Latter-day Saints (Mormons), 63, 131, 244, 282

Lavender:
-, G. L., 192
-, H. E., architect, 223, 233, 267, 282

Lavender & Twentyman, architects, 239

Lawley:
-, Sir Fra., 216
-, Sir Rob. (d. 1793), 101
-, Sir Rob., later Baron Wenlock (d. 1832), 101

Lay, John de, 169

Lea, Moses, 68

Leamore, see Bloxwich

leather trades, 30-1, 151, 153, 156, 199, 202-4, 220, 266

Leathercraft, Museum of, see London

Leckie, J. A., M.P., 218, 226, 275

Leeds, 114

Lees:
-, Fred., 109
-, Jos., 109

Legge:
-, Augustus, bp. of Lichfield, 3
-, Geo., earl of Dartmouth (d. 1810), 16, 20, 40
-, Gerald Humphry, earl of Dart- mouth, 18, 55
-, Humphry, earl of Dartmouth (d. 1962), 60
-, Wm., Baron Dartmouth, later earl of Dartmouth (d. 1750), 3, 18- 19, 29, 39-40, 43 n, 44, 51, 129
-, Wm., earl of Dartmouth (d. 1801), 3, 12, 19-20, 22 n, 35, 41, 52, 63-4, 106
-, Wm., earl of Dartmouth (d. 1853), 3, 5, 16, 18, 20-2, 31, 33, 40, 43, 45, 48, 52-6, 69, 75-6, 78, 82, 106
-, Wm., earl of Dartmouth (d. 1958), 18, 50, 60
-, as Vct. Lewisham, 5, 50
-, Wm. Heneage, earl of Dartmouth (d. 1936), 5, 30, 73, 93
-, Wm. Wal., earl of Dartmouth (d. 1891), 5, 20, 46, 53-4, 59, 75- 6, 78, 83, 105, 115, 126
-, as Vct. Lewisham, 20
-, fam., 3

Leicester, 179

Leicestershire, see Gopsall; Lough- borough; Wigston Parva

Leigh:
-, Sir Edw. (d. 1617), 176
-, Sir Edw. (d. 1671), 247, 250
-, Edw. (fl. 1718), 176
-, Esther, w. of Wm., 176
-, Hen., 176 n
-, Wm., 176
-, fam., 176-7

Leighswood mineral rly., 278

Leominster (Herefs.), 174

Leonard, Chas., 31-3

Lester:
-, W. M., 246
-, W. M., & Sons Ltd., 194

Lever Bros., 42

Leveson, Wal., 190

Lewisham, vcts., see Legge

Lewisham, see Sydenham

Liberal party, 46, 50, 72, 217, 226, 252; and see National Liberals

Lichfield, 11, 24 n, 47, 57, 125, 146, 178, 222
-, bps. of, 51, 55-60, 125, 127, 238-9; and see Legge; Selwyn
-, cath., 229
-, canons, see Kynnardessey; Reynold; Ridell
-, chantries, 27, 177, 180, 279
-, chapter, 124-5, 226
-, dean, see Yotton
-, obits, 27
-, vicars choral, 26-7
-, the Close, 3
-, man., 98, 118
-, Midland Truant (later Beacon) Sch., 254-5
-, museum, 219 n
-, New College, 27
-, St. Mary's guild, 180
-, St. Michael's par., see Fisherwick; Pipehill
-, synods at, 50

Lichfield and Coventry, bp. of, see Ryder

Lichfield and Tamworth parl. constituency, 225

Lichfield Diocesan Schools Society, 77

Lilleshall (Salop.), 190

Lillingston, A. S., 109

limestone-working, 152, 161, 168, 190-2

Lincolnshire, see Barton-upon- Humber

Lisle, Lord, see Grey

Little Aston, see Aston, Little

Little Bloxwich, see Bloxwich

Little Bromwich, see Bromwich, Little

Littleton:
-, Charlotte, see Rowley
-, Edw. Geo. Percy, Baron Hatherton (d. 1930), 151-2, 163, 239
-, Edw. John (formerly Walhouse), Baron Hatherton (d. 1863), 20, 151, 153, 160-1, 177, 192-3, 236
-, Edw. Ric., Baron Hatherton (d. 1888), 151-3, 153 n, 161, 164, 190, 226, 239, 246 n
-, John, 16
-, fam., 23
-, and see Lyttelton

Liverpool, 42, 174

Llangollen (Denb.), 255
-, Bryntysilio Outdoor Education Centre, 255

Lloyd, Annie, 66

Lloyd & Co., 116 n

lock-making, 164, 195-6, 198-200

London, 50, 109, 111, 195
-, as address, 16, 18, 128-9, 173-6, 196, 218, 222, 229, 232-6, 238-9, 252, 255, 257, 269-70, 272, 279
-, bp. of, see Foliot
-, Clement's Inn, 174
-, Exhibitions:
-, Great (1851), 111
-, International (1862), 202
-, Holborn, 69
-, Museum of Leathercraft, 252
-, plague, 220

London & Birmingham Railway, 110

Lones, Jabez, 120

Lones, Raybould & Vernon, 112

Lones, Vernon & Holden, 112, 113

Long, Alfred, architect, 131

Long Itchington, see Bascote

Longdon, 118

Longmore, Mary, w. of Dr. Tom, 175

Longthorpe (in St. John's, Peter- borough, Northants.), 179

Lord Hay's branch canal, 168

Lords Hay, see Essington

Loughborough (Leics.), 233

Lowe:
-, Alex., 21, 32
-, Alice, see Shelton
-, Eliz., 21, 23
-, Humph., 16
-, Jesson, 20-1, 32
-, John (d. 1702), 23, 35, 67
-, John (d. 1729), 23 n
-, John (d. 1740), 23, 32
-, Paul, 23 n
-, Sam. (d. 1741), 23 n
-, Sam. (d. 1783), 23
-, Sarah, 21
-, fam., 67

Loxton:
-, Bros. (S. and J.), architects, 65, 245-6, 251
-, S., architect, 282

Lutwyche, Chas., 103

Lyddiatt (Lyddyat):
-, Chas., 107
-, Hugh, 190
-, John, 202, 269

Lyle:
-, John, 214
-, Wm., 214, 266

Lynch, J. T., architect, 61, 241

Lyndene (Bloxwich) Co. Ltd., 202

Lyndon, see Bromwich, West

Lyne Purl, 47

Lyon, Harriet, 267

Lyttelton:
-, Sir Hen., 108
-, Sir John, 108
-, and see Littleton

Machin, John, 229

Mackey, — (fl. c. 1882), 95

Maclean, John, & Sons Ltd., 175

Madin, John, Design Group, 5, 59

Magenis, fam., 22

Magot, Wm., 266

Malley, Agnes, 15 n

Malpus, W. H., 199

Manchester, see Salford

Manifold Printing Co., 71

Manifoldia Ltd., 71

March (Marche):
-, John, 177
-, Ric., 196

Marchall (Marchal), see Marshall

Marchis:
-, Emme le, 173
-, Thos. le, 173
-, Wal., 173

Markwick, W. F., architect, 242

Marlow:
-, Thos. (fl. c. 1870), 238
-, Thos. (fl. c. 1901, ? another), 239

Marmont, Miss, 104

Marnham, de:
-, Isabel, see Freeman
-, John (fl. 1327), 15
-, John (d. by c. 1420), 15
-, Marg., see Bromwich
-, Margery, 15
-, Ric (d. c. 1295), 15, 30
-, Ric. (d. by 1347), 15
-, Wm., 15
-, fam., 17

Marriott, J. J., 192

Marryatville (S. Australia), 275

Marsh, Edw., 267-8

Marsh, Messrs., 25

Marshall (Marchal, Marchall):
-, Hen., 213 n
-, Ric., 194
-, Wm. (fl. 1404-5), 194
-, Wm. (fl. 1834-64), 99

Marson:
-, Hen., 60
-, Sarah Anne, 60

Martin & Chamberlain, architects, 48

Martyn, Fra., Rom. Cath. priest, 61, 240

Mary I, 234

Mason:
-, Jas. Rooker (fl. 1834), 208
-, Jas. Rooker (fl. 1871, ? another), 174
-, T., & Sons Ltd., 118
-, Titus, 118

Mather, Wm., 94

Matthews, Thos., 192

Mavesyn Ridware, 101

Maw Green, see Walsall

Maxstoke (Warws.), Castle, 106

Mayer's Green, see Bromwich, West

Mayo, John, 67

Mazak Ltd., 194

Mears, Thos., bell-founder, 233, 236

Mears & Stainbank, bell-founders, 236

Mellish:
-, Frances, see Buchanan
-, Sir Geo., 152
-, fam., 152

Mercer, Wm., 194

Merchant Taylors' Company, 233, 234, 255, 270

Mercury Securities Ltd., 194

Merevale (Warws.), abbot of, 229

Merry Hill, see Smethwick

Messiah (oratorio), 103

metal-working, 30-9, 65, 107 n, 109- 15, 171, 185, 192-202, 280
-, and see bedstead ind.; boiler- making; brass ind.; buckle- making; chain-making; engineering; gun-making; hollowware ind.; horse-furniture ind.; iron manufacture; nailing; plating; steel manufacture; tube-making

Methodist Episcopal Church of the United States of America, 4

Methodists, 4, 57, 63-7, 76-7, 79, 84-5, 131-4, 137, 139, 236, 241, 244-7, 259-60, 264, 282

Middlemore:
-, Ric., 179
-, fam., 22

Middlesex, see Hornsey; Laleham

Middleton:
-, Jas., 112, 127
-, John, 33
-, Thos., 112

Middleton (Warws.), 190

Midland Aeroquipment Ltd., 245

Midland Christian Union, 70

Midland District, vicars apostolic of (Rom. Cath.), 240

Midland Motor Cylinder Co. Ltd., 114

Midland Printing Co., 72

Midland Railway, 168

'Midland Red', see Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Co.

Midland United Newspapers Ltd., 73

Midlands Electricity Board, 49, 122, 225

Miller, Jas., Wesleyan Methodist minister, 245 n

Millerchip, fam., 246

Mills:
-, Bridget, 273
-, Wm., Ltd., 114

Milton and Elsecar Ironworks, see Wath upon Dearn

Milverton (Warws.), 106

Milward, F., & Son Ltd., 205

Miners' Welfare Committee, 163

Ministers, Trustees for Maintenance of, 51

Mint, Royal, 110

Mitchell:
-, Arthur, 142
-, Harry, 126, 135-6
-, Hen., 117, 136, 142
-, Hen., & Co., 117, 122, 135
-, J. E., 142
-, Sir John, 124
-, Wm., (Pens) Ltd., 118
-, fam., 126, 142

Mitchells & Butlers Ltd., 22, 113, 117-18, 127, 142, 206

Mitton, E. S., architect, 130

moated sites, 18, 163, 171-3, 175, 179

Moilliet:
-, Amelia, see Keir
-, J. L., 103-5
-, Jas., 105, 137
-, —, w. of Jas., 137

Mollesley:
-, Margery, w. of Thos., 266
-, Rog. de, 177
-, Thos., 13, 214, 228, 266

Mollesley's Dole, 145, 147, 153-7, 159, 161, 163-4, 266-7, 277

Mond, Dr. Ludwig, 117

Mond Nickel Co. Ltd., 117

Monmouthshire, see Cwmbran

Montagu, mchnss. of, see Ingaldesthorpe

Moore (More):
-, Phoebe, w. of Ralph, m. 2 Ric. Parker, 85
-, Ralph, 85
-, Rob., 210 n

Morcar (fl. 1002), 169

More, see Moore

Morgan, T. H., Baptist minister, 104

Mormons, see Latter-day Saints

Morris:
-, Jos., 117
-, Thos., 32
-, Wm., 32

Morteyn, de:
-, Emecina, see Rous
-, Eustace, 169 n
-, Sir Rog., 169, 171, 173, 184, 186, 192, 212
-, Wm., 169, 170 n, 180
-, Sir Wm., 169, 171, 184

Moseley, see Mosley

Moseley (in Bushbury), 22

Mosley (Moseley):
-, O. E. (later Sir Oswald), 123
-, Rob., 273

Moss, A. W., architect, 132

Mothering Sunday, 131

motor ind., 38, 114, 198, 200

motorways:
-, M5, 1, 6, 10-13, 96, 98
-, M6, 6, 12-13, 96, 167-8, 172

Mould, John, 100

Mountfort:
-, Sir Baldwin, 171
-, Edm., 171
-, Sir Edw. (d. 1632), 172, 239
-, Edw. (d. 1672), 172, 240
-, Eliz., w. of Edw., 172, 240
-, Eliz., m. 1 Thos. Harris (fl. 1684), 2 Jonas Slaney (d. by 1727), 172
-, Fra., 172
-, Joan, w. of Wm. (d. 1452), 171
-, Rob., 171
-, Sir Sim. (d. 1495), 15 n, 171
-, Sim. (d. by 1548), 172
-, Sim. (d. 1664), 172, 239-40
-, Sim. (d. c. 1672), 172
-, Thos., 171
-, Wm. (d. 1452), 171, 173
-, Wm. (d. 1610), 172
-, —, w. of Sir Edw., 239
-, —, w. of Wm., 239

Mountrath:
-, ctss. of, see Newport
-, earl of, see Coote

Moxhull (in Wishaw, Warws.), 266

Moxley (in Wednesbury), 121

Much Wenlock, see Wenlock, Much

Muckley Corner, see Pipehill

Mullett, Edw., 104

munitions ind., 6

Munns, —, Baptist minister, 106

Muntz:
-, Geo. Fred., 20, 88, 100-1, 111
-, G. F., his s., 111
-, G. F., & Co., 94, 111
-, P. H., 100

Muntz's Metal Co. Ltd., 111, 114

Murchison, R. I. (later Sir Roderick), 40

Murdock, Ann, 83

Murray:
-, David Christie, 3-4
-, Hen., 4

Murrey, Sam., 273

Muslims, 249

mystery plays, 250

Naden, Thos., architect, 237

nailing, 34-5, 61, 107, 109, 113, 194-5, 199, 277, 280

Nall, John, 15

Nantgwynant (Caernarvons.), Plas Gwynant Adventure School, 75

National Coal Board Mineworkers' Pension Fund, 5

National Liberals, 226

National Unionists, 50

Needham, Dr. Wal., 16

Needle Industries Group, 199

Negus, Jas., 35

Neri, St. Philip, 129

Nether Haddon, see Haddon, Nether

Nettlefold, J. S., 113

Nettlefold & Chamberlain, 113, 140

Nettlefolds Ltd., 113, 135

Neville:
-, Anne, see Beauchamp
-, Eliz., see Latimer
-, Eliz., m. Thos. le Scrope, Lord Scrope of Upsall, 18
-, Isabel, see Ingaldesthorpe

New Church, see Swedenborgians

New Delaville Spelter Co. Ltd., 194

New Party, 123

New Testament Church of God, 249

New Town, see Bromwich, West

New York, 61

New Zealand, 42, 207

Newbolt, Sir Hen., 145

Newbury (Berks.), 125

Newcastle-under-Lyme, 219

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 61

Newey, Mrs., 83

Newey & Foster, 252

Newland, Wm., 89, 131

Newnes, Geo. (later Sir Geo.), 88

Newport:
-, Diana, m. Algernon Coote, earl of Mountrath, 170
-, Mary, see Wilbraham
-, Ric., earl of Bradford, 170, 185
-, Thos., earl of Bradford, 170

Newport, Vct., see Bridgeman

Newport (Salop.), 99

Newsham, J. H., vicar of Holy Trinity, Smethwick, 125

Newton, Mary, & Co., 192

Newton, see Hamstead

Newtown, see Essington

Nicholls, Thos., 175

Nichols, G. B., architect, 5, 126, 131, 218

Nichols & Morgan, architects, 251

Nicholson:
-, Chas. Hen., organ-builder, 207
-, Maria, organ-builder, 207

Nicholson & Lord (later Nicholson & Lord (Walsall) Ltd.), organ- builders, 207

Nicholson & Son, organ-builders, 207

nickel ind., 117

Nicklin, Jas. C., Ltd., 130

Nicoll, Frances Cath. Gunter, m. Wm. Legge, earl of Dartmouth (d. 1801), 20

Nightingale:
-, John, 231
-, Jos., 206

Nock:
-, John, 42, 116
-, fam., 67

Noell:
-, Edw., 179
-, Jas., 179

Norfolk, duke of, see Howard

Norris, John, 34

North Harborne, see Smethwick

Northam, see Appledore

Northamptonshire, 39; and see Corby; Longthorpe

Northfield (Worcs., later mainly Bir- mingham), 99
-, Weoley Castle, 14, 15 n

Northumberland, duke of, see Dudley

Northumberland, see Newcastle-upon- Tyne

Norton, King's (Worcs., later mainly Birmingham), 103, 146
-, Moseley Hall, 103
-, poor-law union, 119

Norton Canes, 228, 255; and see Brownhills

Norton-under-Cannock United Dis- trict school board, 283

Norwich Union Fire Office, 224

Nye, Thos., 33

Oakley & Coulson, architects, 135

Ocker Hill (in Tipton), 14, 98

Oerton, F. B., 149, 154

Offenham (Worcs.), 177

office equipment, manufacture of, 38

Offini, de:
-, Christine, w. of Guy, 50
-, Geva, w. of Ric. s. of Wm. s. of Guy, 15 n
-, Guy, 15, 26, 50
-, Ralph, s. of Guy, 50
-, Ric. s. of Guy, 15 n, 50
-, Ric. s. of Wm. s. of Guy, 15, 51
-, Ric. s. of Wm. s. of Ric., see Brom- wich
-, Wm. s. of Guy, 15, 18
-, Wm. s. of Wm. s. of Guy, 15

Ogley Hay, see Brownhills

Ogley Hay and Brownhills Gas Co. Ltd., 281

Old End, see Bromwich, West

Old Hall Tableware Ltd., 201

Old Swinford, see Swinford, Old

Oldbury (in Halesowen, Salop. and Worcs.), 21, 24, 45-6, 71, 87, 89, 92, 109, 119, 121, 129
-, Bromford, q.v.
-, Bromford Colliery, 25
-, burial board, 122
-, chap., 67
-, educ., 139, 141
-, ind., 30, 106, 117
-, man., 30
-, mill, 30, 109
-, newspapers, 72, 135
-, Prot. nonconf., 131
-, public health, 121
-, rly., 14
-, Rom. Cath., 61
-, Rood End, 141
-, Tat Bank, 98
-, trams, 49-50
-, Victoria Rd., 92
-, Wallexhall, 30

O'Neill, Arthur, 130

Oratory, Congregation of the, 129

organ-builders, see Avery; Dresser; Green; Hawkins; Holt; Nicholson; Smith; Stanton

Osborne:
-, Geo., Presbyterian minister, 67, 72
-, Wm., 72

Oscott (in Handsworth), 240

Osney (Oxon.), abbot of, 182

Overend, see Bromwich, West

Owen, Josiah, Presbyterian minister, 145

Owen & Ward, architects, 71, 134

Oxford, 40
-, Cardinal Coll., 18, 26, 51
-, St. John's Coll., 234

Oxfordshire, 39; and see Holton; Osney

packing-cases, manufacture of, 208

Packing Supplies (Walsall) Ltd., 208

Page:
-, Edm., 100
-, Geo., 100 n

Paget:
-, Thos., Baron Paget, 190
-, Wm., Baron Paget, 190
-, fam., 98

Pakistanis, 3, 71, 88, 135, 145, 249

Palfrey, see Walsall

Palmer:
-, Phil., 115
-, Thos., 115

Pankhurst, Christabel, 123

Pargeter, P., 160

Park Brook, 143, 183-4

Parker:
-, Dorothy, w. of Nic., 172
-, Jeremiah, 31, 34
-, John, 229, 234, 236, 270
-, Mary, see Hawe
-, Nic. (d. 1627), 215, 271
-, Nic. (fl. early 1660s), 173
-, Nic. (fl. 1728), 172
-, Phoebe, see Moore
-, Ric., 85
-, Rob. (d. c. 1625), 233, 270
-, Rob. (d. 1806), 178
-, Thos., 178
-, Thos. Hawe, 178, 269
-, Wm. (d. 1616), 225, 234, 255, 269
-, Wm. (fl. 1813), 199

Parkes:
-, Dorothy, 89, 103, 123-4, 129, 137, 142
-, Sir Harry Smith, 145
-, Philemon, 83
-, Ric., 33
-, Thos. (d. 1602), 29, 32-3, 38-9, 190
-, Thos. (fl. 1618), 33, 184
-, Thos. (fl. later 17th cent.), 123
-, — (fl. c. 1860), 41

Parsons:
-, Rob., 175
-, Wal., 3

Partridge (Partriche, Partrydge):
-, Hen., 28
-, John, 35
-, fam., 240 n

Patent Nut and Bolt Co. Ltd., 37, 113, 130

Patent Rivet Co., 112

Patent Urban Manure Co. Ltd., 207

Patshull, Patshull Hall, 20

Pattison, Dorothy Wyndlow (Sister Dora), 145, 149, 222-3, 225

Paviour, Thos., 175

Paxton, Jos., 111, 115

Paynel:
-, Gervase, 15
-, John, 169
-, Margery, see Rous
-, Ric., 155

Peache Trustees, 56

Peake:
-, E. C., 193
-, W. A., 193

Pearman Smith, W. J. (later Sir Wm.), 154

Pearsall:
-, John, 100
-, Thos. (d. 1714), 100, 107
-, Thos. (d. 1759), 100
-, and see Peshall

Pearson:
-, J. L., architect, 236
-, Mrs., 247

Pearte, Eliz., m. 1 Wm. Flaxall, 2 Wm. Walker, 177

Pelsall (in St. Peter's, Wolverhampton), 176, 212, 221, 270

Pelsall Tool and Engineering Co. Ltd., 280

Pemberton, Mrs., 266

Pemerton, Martin, 192

pen-making, 118, 200

Pen Moel, see Tidenham

Pendeford (in Tettenhall), Hall, 100

Penkridge, 225
-, stone, 239

Penn, Thos., 28

Penny:
-, Jos., 142
-, Mary Ann, w. of Jos., 142

Penrose, Thos., 204

Perkins, E., & Co. Ltd., 208

Perks & Otway, 202

Perrot, F. D., assistant curate of Holy Trinity, Smethwick, 135

Perry:
-, F. C., 193
-, John, Rom. Cath. priest, 240

Perry Barr, see Barr, Perry

Persehouse:
-, Eliz., m, Rob. Burgis, 177
-, Eliz., see Walker
-, Humph., 172 n, 233, 273
-, John (d. 1605), 177, 250
-, John (d. 1636), 155, 177, 182-4, 186, 190, 209, 214, 229, 267, 271
-, John (d. 1667 or 1668), 177, 182, 190, 269
-, John (d. 1713), 177, 216
-, John (d. by 1735), 177
-, Ric. (d. 1650), 177
-, Ric. (d. 1771), 177
-, Wm., 177, 216, 244
-, fam., 191, 250

Peshall (formerly Pearsall), Revd. John, 100

Peterborough (Northants.), see Long-thorpe

Peters, Mic., 35

pewter-ware, 196

Peyto, Sir Edw., 32

Phillips, J. A., & Co. Ltd., 114

Picken, John, 275

Piddock (Piddocke), see Cowper

Piercy:
-, Grace, 25
-, J. H. W., 25
-, John Edwards, 25, 41

pig-keeping, 8, 28, 46-7, 120-1, 220

Pilkington, Alfred, architect, 129

Pilkington Bros., 116

Pincher, Edw., architect, 48, 65, 71, 132

Pipehill (in St. Michael's, Lichfield), Muckley Corner, 165

Pirton:
-, Dorothy, see Cockayne
-, Wm., 179

Pitt, Dr. Isaac, 126

plague, 220, 223

Plas Gwynant Adventure School, see Nantgwynant

Plastics Products Co., 208

plating, 156, 198, 208

Pleasant Sunday Afternoon movement; 68

Pleck, see Walsall

Plundered Ministers, Committee for, 227

Plymouth, 179-80
-, dockyard, 25

Pole, Wm. de la, marquess of Suffolk, 228

Pope:
-, John, & Sons, 108
-, Luke, 103, 107-8
-, fam., 92, 103

Port Sunlight (in Bebington, Ches.), 42

Portland stone, 141

Potter:
-, Peter, 145, 147, 151, 154, 264
-, fam., 209

pottery ind., 118

Powell:
-, Thos., 33
-, Miss, 69
-, fam., 100
-, and see Allen

Pratt:
-, Phil., jr., 227
-, Phil., sr., 227
-, fam., 186

Presbyterians, later United Reformed Church, 52 n, 63, 67-8, 72, 83, 133, 145, 215, 247-8, 257

Prescot (Lancs.), see St. Helens

Preston, — (fl. later 18th cent.), 227

Prestwode, de:
-, Hen., 186
-, John, 186

Prestwood (in Kingswinford), 67, 98 Ho., 83, 85

Pretty:
-, Thos., 176
-, Wm., 173
-, Winefrid (née Cowley), 176

Price:
-, Eliz., w. of Thos., m. 2 — Beckett, 176
-, John (fl. 1746), 186
-, John (fl. later 18th cent.), 176
-, Sam., 197
-, Thos. (d. by 1756), 176
-, Thos. (d. 1822), 31, 191
-, Thos. (d. 1826), 176
-, fam., 22, 31

Priestley:
-, J. B., writer, 10
-, Sam., 174

Primitive Christians, 249

Prince, A., 125

Pritchard, H. L., and his w., 129

Protestant Evangelical Church, 133

Prot. nonconf., see Birmingham; Bloxwich; Bromwich, West; Delves; Great Bridge; Handsworth; Smethwick; Walsall; Walsall Wood

Providence Young Men's Bible Class, 133

Pugh, John, 83

Punjab, 88, 134

Purcell:
-, Edw., and his w., 240
-, Thos., 240
-, fam., 240

Purefey:
-, Anne, see Ashton
-, Gamaliel, 175

Puritanism, 52, 229

Quakers, see Friends

Queen Anne's Bounty, 52, 56-7, 126, 234, 237

Queen Mary (liner), 202

Quinton, the (in Halesowen, Salop. and Worcs.), 128-9

Rabone:
-, Edw., 105
-, Ric., 105, 137 n

Radicalism, 72, 264

ragged schs., 79, 259

Ralph (fl. 1086), 15

Randle, Fred., architect, 129

Rastrick, J. U., 224

Rawlinson, Ellen, 267

Ray Hall (formerly in Great Barr in Aldridge, later in West Bromwich), 47

Rea, river, 1

Reddell, Edw., 31

Reeve, Ric., 48

Reignolds, see Reynolds

Repton, John, 34

Revivalists, 46

Reynold:
-, Thos., canon of Lichfield cath., 27
-, Wm., 177

Reynolds (Reignolds):
-, E. F., architect, 129
-, Geo., 206
-, Hannah, 206
-, John (fl. 1625), 32
-, John, Presbyterian minister (d. 1683), 247
-, John, Presbyterian minister (d. 1727), 145
-, John (d. 1820), 99-100, 104
-, John, his s., 99-100

Ribbesford (Worcs.), 137

Richard, unidentified prior, 27

Richards:
-, H. S., 117
-, H. S., Ltd., 117
-, John, 23
-, John, his s., 23
-, Sam., 23

Richardson, Chas., 133

Richmond:
-, ctss. of, see Beaufort
-, duke of, see fitz Roy

Rickerscote (in Castle Church), 273

Ricketts, Geo., 274

Ridell, John, canon of Lichfield cath., 27

Rider:
-, Nic. (b. 1579), 21 n
-, Nic. (fl. 1650s and 1660s), 31
-, Nic. (d. 1703), 31
-, Rob. (d. 1561-2), 21, 31
-, Rob. (d. c. 1579), 21
-, Rob. (d. 1646), 21
-, Sim., 21, 60
-, fam., 31, 34, 60
-, and see Ryder

Ridgacre branch canal, 14, 29

Riding, John, 42

Ridware, Wm., rector of Swynnerton, 268

Ridyard, Edna (née Whitehouse), 24

Riley, Fleet & Newey, 8

Rio-Tinto Zinc Corporation Ltd., 194

riots, 63, 67, 145-6, 182, 223, 244, 248, 267

Rivers, Lord, see Wydevill

Robert the schoolmaster, 254

Roberts:
-, Chas., 191
-, J. G., vicar of St. Mary's, Bear- wood, Smethwick, 128
-, Jas., 5, 36
-, Ric., 104

Robinson:
-, J. R., 251-2
-, Ric., 273
-, Sarah, probably w. of Thos., 117
-, Thos. (fl. 1841), 117
-, Thos. (fl. 1850s), 117

Robinson Bros. Ltd., 43

Robinson Chemicals Ltd., 207

Robyns, Wm., 16 n

Rochdale (Lancs.), 207

Rochford:
-, Joan, see Hillary
-, Sir John, 171

Rogers, —, architect, 68

Romaine, Revd. Wm., 64 n

Roman Catholicism, see Aldridge; Bloxwich; Bromwich, West; Delves; Smethwick; Walsall; Walsall Wood

Rood End, see Oldbury

Roos:
-, Joan, 173
-, Rob., 173

rope-making, 205-6

Roper, Thos., vicar of Holy Trinity, Smethwick, 125

Ross:
-, Jos., 195
-, Matt., 195
-, Thos., 195

Rotton Park, see Birmingham

Rous, le (Ruffus):
-, Alice, m. Nic. l'Archer, 169-70
-, Emecina, m. 1 Geof. de Bakepuse, 2 Wm. de Morteyn, 169, 171, 184
-, Herb., 169, 180
-, Isabel, w. of Sir Wm., 184
-, Joan, w. of John, 279
-, John, 279
-, Margery (la Rousse), m. 1 Ric. de Alazun, 2 John Paynel, 169- 71, 173, 182, 184-5
-, Ric., 169
-, Sir Thos., 170, 172-3, 184-5, 187, 189, 212, 279
-, Wm. (d. by c. 1177), 169
-, Sir Wm., 169-71, 180, 182, 184, 186-7, 212, 226
-, fam., 169

Roway branch canal, see Union (Roway) branch canal

Roway (Row Hay) Brook, 1 n

Rowley, Charlotte, m. Edw. Geo. Percy Littleton, Baron Hatherton, 152

Rowley Regis, 46, 118; and see Brades Village

Ruabon (Denb.), brick from, 61

Rudhall, Thos., bell-founder, 233

Ruffus, see Rous

Rugaker, Rog. de, 7 n

Rugeley, 228

Rugeway, Thos., 189

Runcorn (Ches.), see Aston (in Runcorn)

Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine of the Rhine, 89

Rushall, 143, 169, 174, 176, 210, 212-14, 217, 228-9, 250, 269-71
-, the Butts, see Walsall
-, Calderfields Farm, 152
-, chars. for poor, 267, 270-1
-, ch., 226-7, 238
-, Daw End, q.v.
-, Hall, 146, 152, 174, 247
-, Holbrook field, 180
-, ind., 33, 190-1
-, man., lord of, 267
-, mill, 166
-, Moss Close, 152
-, parl. hist., 225
-, rds., 165 and n, 225
-, Ryecroft, see Walsall
-, vicar of, see Slaney

Rushall Canal, 168

Rushton, Rob., 214

Russell:
-, A. C., 201
-, Edw., 193, 201
-, J. G., 201
-, John & Co. Ltd., 193, 201
-, T. A., 201

Russell Bros. (later Russell Bros. (Walsall) Ltd.), 201

Russia, 207

Ruycroft, Thos. s. of Rob. de, 173

Ryder:
-, C. E., Rom. Cath. priest, 129
-, Hen., bp. of Lichfield and Coventry, 129, 234
-, and see Rider

Ryders Green, see Bromwich, West

Ryecroft, see Walsall

S. B. & N. Ltd., 197

Sacheverell:
-, Anna Maria, see Brearley
-, Chas., 101

saddlery, see leather trades

St. Helens (in Prescot, Lancs.), 116

St. John:
-, Fra., 179
-, Mary, m. Sir John Bernard, 179
-, Mary, see Wakering

St. Paul, Sir Horace, 22, 57

St. Paul, Sisters of Charity of, 61, 76, 241, 258

St. Philip Neri, see Neri

St. Quentin Canal (France), 158

Salford (in Manchester), 88

Salter:
-, Geo. (d. 1849), 56
-, Geo. (d. 1917), 55, 85
-, Geo., & Co. Ltd., 10, 36-8, 74, 82, 85
-, John, 103
-, Thos. Bache, 10, 74
-, Thos. Hen., 83
-, Wm., 72
-, fam., 10, 35-6

Salter & Raybould, 40

Saltley (in Aston, Warws), 112

Salvation Army, 69-70, 130, 133, 248

sand-quarrying, 158, 161

Sanders, T. W., architect, 282

Sandwell, see Bromwich, West

Sandwell, metropolitan boro. of, 46, 120, 266

Sandwell Park Colliery Co., 41, 106, 115

Saxony, duke of, see Henry the Lion

Scott:
-, Sir Edw. Dolman, 191
-, Hannah, 103
-, John (fl. 1753-66), 175
-, John (fl. 1754, ? another), 207
-, Capt. Jonathan, 243
-, Mary, & Co., 207
-, Ric. (fl. 1719-22), 175
-, Ric. (fl. 1754), 207
-, Thos., 207
-, Wm. (fl. 1624), 175
-, Wm. (fl. 1661-72, ? another), 175

Scott & Barber, 207

Scottes Brook, 143

screw-making, 37, 113

Scrope of Upsall, Eliz., Lady, see Neville

Seabridge (in Stoke-upon-Trent), 229

Seddon, Wm., 35

Sedgley, 31, 240 n
-, Coseley, q.v.
-, Gornal, Upper, q.v.
-, Willingsworth Hall, 33

Seighford, 190; and see Bridgeford

Selby, Geo., 111

Selwyn:
-, Geo. Augustus, bp. of Lichfield, 53
-, Laetitia Frances, 83

Separatists, 133

Seven Years War, 4

Seventh-day Adventists, 70, 248

Sewer, — (fl. 1880s), 95

Shackerley (in Donington, Salop.), 193

Shakespeare:
-, Benj., 106
-, Wm., 102

Shannon:
-, Edm. John, 175, 179, 205
-, John, 175, 204-5
-, John, & Son Ltd., 205
-, John C., 205

Sharpe:
-, E. F., 198
-, John, architect, 60

Shavers End Brook, see Shelfield Brook

Shaw, Mic., 269

Sheepwash (in Tipton and West Bromwich), 8-9, 12, 31, 69, 76

Sheffield:
-, Edm., Baron Sheffield (d. 1549), 174
-, Edm., Baron Sheffield (d. 1646), 179
-, Ellen, w. of Sir Rob. (d. 1517), 173-4
-, John, Baron Sheffield, 173-4
-, Sir Rob. (d. 1517), 174
-, Sir Rob. (d. 1531), 174

Sheffield, 193

Sheldon, John, 63

Sheldon (Warws., later mainly Birmingham), 175

Shelfield:
-, Eleanor, m. Wm. Burgess, 179
-, Wm., 179

Shelfield, see Walsall Wood

Shelfield (or Shavers End) Brook, 275, 277 n, 278, 280

Shelley, Hannah, 106

Shelton:
-, Alice, m. Humph. Lowe, 16
-, John (d. 1665), 16, 67
-, John (d. 1714), 16-17, 32-3
-, Jos., 16, 44
-, Sir Ric., 16, 32
-, fam., 40, 60 n

Shenstone, 21, 75, 176, 254
-, Aston, Little, q.v.
-, Shenstone Moss, 100
-, Stonnall, q.v.
-, Streetly, q.v.

Sheppard, Ric., Robson & Partners, architects, 266

Shilton, Wm., 109

Ship Money, 16

Shipley (in Claverley, Salop.), 189

Shipley & Foster, architects, 233

Shire Oak, see Walsall Wood

Shireland Brook (also Bear Stream and Cape of Good Hope Stream), 87

Shirley (in Solihull, Warws.), 114

Showell:
-, Wal., 71
-, Wal., & Son Ltd., 71 n

Shrewsbury, earl of, see Talbot

Shrewsbury, 204
-, battle of, 228

Shropshire, 38-9, 96; and see Albrighton; Broseley; Dawley; Halesowen; Lilleshall; Newport; Shackerley; Shipley; Shrewsbury; Spoonhill

Shropshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire Electric Power Co., 122

Shustoke (Warws.), 228

Shutt, Thos., 115

Siddons, Wm., 250

Siemens:
-, Werner, 111
-, Wm. (later Sir Wm.), 88, 111

Sikhs, 88, 129, 134, 136, 249

Silleter, Mary, 208

Sillitoe, John, 99

Silvester:
-, Ethel, 56
-, Geo., 56, 77
-, John, 126

Simcox (Symcox):
-, John, 23 n
-, Josiah, 23
-, Thos., 64
-, Thos. Green, vicar of Holy Trinity, Smethwick, 125-6

Simon, bp. of Worcester, 50

Simpson, Astbury & Co., 111 n

Sinkinson & Lancaster, 193

Sisters of Charity of St. Paul, see St. Paul

Skeffington:
-, Alice, w. of John (d. 1604), 15
-, Sir John (d. 1525), 174, 279
-, John (d. 1604), 15, 24, 173-4, 279
-, Sir John (d. 1651), 173
-, Sir John (fl. 1652-61), 173
-, Sir Ric., 173
-, Wm. (d. 1551), 279
-, Sir Wm. (d. 1635), 15, 173-4, 176, 279
-, Sir Wm. (d. 1652), 173
-, fam., 15

Skidmore, John, 65

Slaney:
-, Eliz., see Mountfort
-, John, 173
-, Jonas (fl. 1706), 180
-, Jonas (d. by 1727, ? another), 172, 233
-, Jonas (d. 1762-3), 172
-, Jonas (fl. 1764), 189
-, Jonas, vicar of Rushall by 1778, 172
-, Mary, w. of Revd. Jonas, 172

Slater, Jas., and his w. Eliz., 172

Slouf, Agnes de, 94

Smallman, Jas., 192

smallpox, 46, 48, 121, 221, 223

Smallwood, Sam., 99

Smethwick, 87-142
-, agric., 107-8
-, Allen Everitt Works, 114
-, alms-hos., 142
-, Aspers Moor, 107 n
-, baths, 121, 136
-, beadle, 119
-, the Beakes, 99-100
-, Beakes Farm, 99-100
-, Bearwood:
-, baths, 121, 136
-, Bear inn, 96, 104, 128
-, bus garage, 122
-, ch., 128
-, cinema (later theatre), 134-5
-, educ., 139, 141
-, growth, 96
-, mill, 109
-, Prot. nonconf., 130, 132
-, rds., 97
-, Rom. Cath., 129
-, woodland, 108
-, Bearwood Hill, 88-9, 97, 110, 131, 134
-, Bell Ho., 96
-, Berwood Cottage (Blood Hall), 94
-, Berwoods Hill Farm, see Smethwick, Pool Farm
-, Birmingham Tile and Pottery Works, see Smethwick, Ruskin Pottery
-, Black Patch Pk., 94
-, Blakeley Hall farm, 92, 115
-, Blood Hall, see Smethwick, Berwood Cottage
-, Blossoms End, see Smethwick, Bosoms End
-, board of health, 119, 121-2
-, boro., 119-20
-, arms, 120
-, Bosoms (Blossoms) End, 89
-, bridges, see Smethwick, communications
-, Britannia Bedstead Works, 127
-, Broomfield Ho., 131
-, buses, see Smethwick, public transport
-, canals, see Smethwick, communications
-, Cape Hill:
-, Cape of Good Hope inn, 94
-, cinema, 135
-, fair, 134
-, growth, 94-5
-, ind., 113, 117-18
-, institute, 140
-, Prot. nonconf., 131, 133
-, sch., 138
-, woodland, 108
-, Cape Hill Brewery, 113, 117-18, 135
-, Capethorn, 89
-, cemeteries, 122
-, Chance Technical Coll., see Smethwick, Municipal Coll.
-, chars. for poor, 141-2
-, chs., frontispiece, 92, 123-9, 124, 142
-, clergy, see Addenbrooke; Boyse; Crump; Edmonds-Smith; Ferguson; Gardner; Newsham; Perrot; Roberts; Roper; Simcox
-, churchwardens, 118
-, cinemas, 134-5
-, City Tube and Conduit Mills, 114
-, commission of peace, 119
-, communications, 96-8
-, bridges, 96, 97-8
-, canals, 87, 96, 97-8, 105, 109, 113
-, rlys., 87-8, 91-4, 96, 98, 101, 103, 106, 111-12, 115, 133
-, rds., 12, 89, 91, 93-4, 96-7, 119, 122
-, constables, 118-19
-, the Coppice, 100
-, Cornwall Works, 112
-, Council Ho., 120
-, ct. ho., 120
-, Cranford farm, see Smethwick, Piddocks farm
-, Credenda Works, 114
-, Crown Brewery, 117
-, educ., 88, 136-41
-, Sunday schs., 127, 130-3, 136, 138
-, electricity, 122
-, the Elms, 94
-, fire services, 122
-, the French Walls, 100, 107
-, the French Walls Works, 100-1, 110-11, 114
-, Galton Bridge, 96, 97
-, Galton Ho., 93
-, gas, 122
-, geology, 87
-, Grove Lane Works, 114
-, growth of town, 88-96
-, Hadley Ho., 93
-, Halford Works, 115
-, Harborne, North, see Smethwick, North Harborne
-, Harry Mitchell Pk., 89, 136
-, Hawthorn Works, 115
-, Heath Street Works, 113
-, highway surveyors, 119
-, Holly Ho., 101
-, Holly Lodge, 101
-, Holt Hill farm, 92
-, hosps., 121-2
-, housing, 88-9, 91-6, 101, 110, 120-1
-, slum clearance, 121
-, immigrants, 88, 115, 120, 123, 134-6
-, Imperial Mills, 113
-, inc., 107
-, ind., 87-8, 91-6, 100-1, 107 and n, 109-18, 112-13, 131, 133
-, inns, 107
-, Bear, see Smethwick, Bearwood
-, Blue Gates, 97
-, Cape of Good Hope, see Smethwick, Cape Hill
-, Crown, see Smethwick, West Smethwick
-, Greyhound, 135
-, London Works Tavern, 117
-, Moilliet Arms, 134
-, Old Chapel, 89
-, Old House at Home, 93
-, Old Talbot, 117
-, Red Cow, 89
-, Sow and Pigs, 89
-, Star, 119
-, Stour Valley, 134
-, Swan, see Smethwick, West Smethwick
-, White Gates, see Smethwick, West Smethwick
-, Kingston Sq., 120
-, Kingston Works, 114
-, the Laurels, 93
-, Lewisham Pk., 93
-, libraries, 97, 102, 118, 123, 134-5
-, Lightwood, 108
-, Lightwoods Ho., 101-2, 102
-, Lightwoods Pk., 102
-, local govt., 118-20
-, London Works, 110-11, 113
-, Manchester Works, 111
-, man., 98-100, 108
-, cts., 107, 118
-, mkts., 95
-, mayors, 120, 129
-, medical officer of health, 121
-, Merry Hill, 94
-, ind., 110, 116
-, Prot. nonconf., 131-2
-, Middlemore Industrial Estate, 112
-, Midland Nut and Bolt Works, 112
-, mills, 100-2, 108-10, 113
-, Municipal Coll. (later Chance Technical Coll.), 141
-, New Village, 88, 91, 94
-, Newlands Green, 89
-, newspapers, 135
-, North Harborne par., 88, 125-8, 138
-, Oakfield farm, 95
-, Old Chapel farm, 89
-, Old Smethwick Brewery, 117
-, pks., see Smethwick, Black Patch Pk., Harry Mitchell Pk., Lewisham Pk., Lightwoods Pk., Smethwick Hall Pk., Victoria Pk., Warley Pk., and West Smethwick
-, parl. hist., 123
-, Pedigree Works, 118
-, Piddocks (Cranford) farm, 102-3
-, Pig Mill farm, 109
-, place-name, 87
-, playing-fields, 96, 136
-, police, 119, 122
-, Pool (formerly Berwoods Hill) Farm, 89
-, poor relief, 119
-, pop., 87-8
-, postal services, 122-3
-, pound, 119
-, Prot. nonconf., 33, 122, 129-34, 139
-, public buildings, 97, 119-20
-, public health, 120-2
-, public services, 120-3
-, public transport, 122; and see Smethwick, communications, rlys.
-, quarter sessions, 119
-, Queens Head farm, 96
-, Rabone Hall, see Smethwick, Smethwick Hall
-, rlys., see Smethwick, communications
-, reeve, 118
-, rds., see Smethwick, communications
-, Rom. Cath., 88, 129, 138-40
-, Ruck of Stones farm, 99, 103, 106, 111, 124
-, Ruskin Pottery (formerly Birmingham Tile and Pottery Works), 118
-, St. George's Works, 105, 111, 113
-, Sandwell Park Colliery, 115
-, Sandwell Works, 112, 113
-, Sch. Board, 136
-, Shireland Hall, 103-4
-, Shireland Hall Farm, 104
-, Sikhs, 88, 129, 134
-, Slowe Moor, 94
-, slum clearance, see Smethwick, housing
-, Smethwick Common, 107
-, Smethwick Cross, 89
-, Smethwick Foundry, 111 n, 113
-, Smethwick Grove, 104-5, 110, 128
-, Smethwick (later Rabone) Hall, 105
-, Smethwick Hall Pk., 106
-, Smethwick Ho. (later Smethwick Hall), 105-6
-, Smethwick Institute, 140-1
-, social life, 92-3, 134-6
-, Soho, 94, 98, 112, 122
-, Soho Foundry, 102, 110, 113-14
-, sport, 92-3, 135-6
-, Spout Ho., 89
-, streets:
-, Anderson Rd., see Warley Rd.
-, Arthur St., see Great Arthur St.
-, Auckland Rd., 106
-, Ballot St., 95
-, Bampton Rd., 95
-, Bearwood Rd. (formerly Lane), 97, 132
-, Bolham Rd., 95
-, Boulton Rd., 94
-, Bowling Alley Lane, 92
-, Brasshouse Lane, 92
-, Bridge St., 91, 93
-, Broomfield, 91
-, Cambridge Rd., 93
-, Capethorn Rd., 89
-, Cheshire Rd., 89
-, Church St., see Marriott St.
-, Church St. West, see Mallin St.
-, Claremont Rd., 89 n
-, Corbett St., 95
-, Cranford St., 94
-, Cross St., 91
-, Dartmouth Rd., 93
-, Downing St., 92
-, Edgbaston Rd., 89 n
-, Ethel St., 96
-, Exeter Rd., 95
-, Florence Rd., 95
-, George St., 92
-, Grantham Rd., 96 n
-, Great Arthur St. (formerly Arthur St.), 93
-, Halford's Lane, 92
-, High (Hyde) Park Rd., 95
-, High St., 88
-, Hume St., 95
-, James St., 91
-, Kimberley Rd., 93
-, Lewisham Rd., see Ruck of Stones Lane
-, London St., 94
-, Lower Cross St., 94
-, Mafeking Rd., 93
-, Mallin St. (formerly Church St. West), 92
-, Manor Rd., 89
-, Marriott (formerly Church) St., 92
-, Messenger Rd. (formerly High Park Rd.), 95
-, Middlemore Rd., 93
-, Milton St., see Rutland Rd.
-, Montague Rd., 95-6
-, Mornington Rd., 93
-, New Inn Lane, see Rabone Lane
-, New St., 91
-, Nine Leasowes (formerly Pleasant St.), 92
-, North Western Rd., 92
-, Oldbury Rd., 91-2
-, Oxford Rd., 93
-, Park Rd., see West Park Rd.
-, Perry (formerly St. George) St., 93
-, Piddock Rd., 91
-, Pleasant St., see Nine Leasowes
-, Pool Rd., 95
-, Pope St., 93
-, Poplar Rd., 96
-, Poplar St., 94
-, Price St., 95
-, Queen St., 91
-, Rabone (formerly New Inn) Lane, 93, 105
-, Raglan Rd., 94-5
-, Rawlings Rd., 96, 100
-, Regent St., 91
-, Reginald Rd., 96
-, Reynolds St., 94
-, Roebuck Lane, 10
-, Rolfe St., 91
-, Ruck of Stones Lane (later Lewisham Rd.), 93
-, Rutland Rd. (formerly Milton St.), 96
-, St. George St., see Perry St.
-, St. Paul's Rd., 92
-, Scotch Row, 92, 120
-, Shireland Lane, see Waterloo Rd.
-, Shireland Rd., 95
-, Slough (Sloe, Slowe) Lane, see Wellington St.
-, Soho St., 95
-, South St. (later Rd.), 91, 141
-, Spon Lane, 91-2
-, Stony Lane, 91
-, Street House Lane, 92
-, Suffrage St., 95
-, Summit Crescent, 92
-, Sycamore Rd., 96 n
-, Sydenham Rd., 93
-, Thimblemill Rd., 109
-, Three Shires Oak Rd., 96
-, Tiverton Rd., 95
-, Union St., 91
-, Upper Grove St., 94
-, Victoria Park Rd., 95
-, Vittoria St., 94
-, Warley (later Anderson) Rd., 96
-, Waterloo Rd. (formerly Shireland Lane), 89
-, Wellington Rd., 89
-, Wellington St. (formerly Slough Lane), 93-4, 120-1
-, West Park Rd. (formerly Park Rd.), 92
-, Wills St., 94
-, Windmill Lane, 94-5, 120
-, Sugar Well, 93
-, Sunday schs., see Smethwick, educ.
-, Surrey Works, 111
-, Temperance Hall, 130, 132
-, theatres, 134-5
-, Three Shires Oak, 96
-, town halls, see Smethwick, Council Ho. and public buildings
-, trams, see Smethwick, public transport
-, the Uplands (villa), 91
-, Victoria Iron Foundry, 112
-, Victoria Pk., 89
-, Victoria Works, 113
-, Votingham, 95 n
-, wake, 134
-, Warley Abbey, see Smethwick, Warley Woods
-, Warley Pk., 96
-, Warley Woods, 119
-, ch., 128-9
-, growth, 96, 121
-, Prot. nonconf., 130, 132
-, sch., 139
-, Warley Abbey, 96
-, water-supply, 121
-, West Smethwick:
-, baths, 121
-, cemetery, 122
-, ch., 125-6
-, Crown Inn, 117
-, growth, 91-2
-, ind., 115-18
-, Pk., 92, 107
-, Prot. nonconf., 131-3
-, sch., 140
-, Swan Inn, 92
-, White Gates, 97
-, woodland, 108
-, Windmill Brewery, 117-18
-, woodland, 107-8
-, the Woodlands, 106

Smethwick, West, see Smethwick, West Smethwick

Smethwick Brass Co., 109

Smethwick Drop Forgings Ltd., 113-14, 131

Smethwick Hall Estate Co. Ltd., 106

Smethwick Tube Co., 114

Smith:
-, A., 244
-, A. S., & Sons Ltd., 197
-, Bernard (Father), organ-builder, 233
-, Sir Edwin Thos., 275
-, F., 244
-, F. W., 176
-, Jacob, 256
-, Jas., 17, 32
-, John, Ltd., 65
-, Jos., bell-founder (fl. 1731), 233
-, Jos. (d. probably c. 1858), 174
-, Jos. Crowther, 174
-, Sam., 120
-, W., 264
-, W. J., & Son Ltd., 38
-, W. M., 244
-, Wm. (d. 1687), 109
-, Wm., architect (d. 1724), 19
-, Wm. (fl. 1729), 109
-, Wm. Wynne, 99
-, — (fl. 1868), 100
-, fam., 195

Smith Bros. (Walsall) Ltd., 186

Smyth:
-, Geo., 173
-, Ric., and his w., 16 n

Snedde, Ric., 26

Sneyd Brook, 143, 167, 181

soap-making, 42, 94, 116-17

Socialists, 217

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 53

soft-drink manufacture, 43, 118

Soho, see Smethwick

Soho, Handsworth & Perry Barr Junction Railway, 98

Solihull (Warws.), see Shirley

Solly, Wm., vicar of St. Philip's, West Bromwich, 59 n

Somerfield, Thos., & Sons Ltd., 199

Somerset, duke of, see Beaufort

Somerset, 195

Somery:
-, Joan, m. Thos. de Botetourt, 14
-, John, Lord Somery, 14, 169

Sons of Rest, 102

South African War, 206

South Staffordshire and Birmingham District Steam Tramways Co. Ltd., 49, 225

South Staffordshire coalfield, 37, 39- 41, 115, 188

South Staffordshire Electric Lighting Co. Ltd., 49

South Staffordshire Joint Smallpox Hospital Board, 121

South Staffordshire Newspaper and Printing Co. Ltd., 73

South Staffordshire Plateau, 1, 87, 143

South Staffordshire Railway, 14, 168-9

South Staffordshire Water Works Co., 47-8, 121, 222

Spain, 195

Sparry, Wm., 103

Spencer:
-, Geo., 61
-, Geo. John, Earl Spencer, 61
-, J. E., 37
-, John (fl. mid 19th cent.), 36-7
-, John (fl. later 19th cent.), 37
-, John (d. c. 1911), 85
-, Thos., 36

Spernor, Wm., 228

Spiritualists, 70, 134, 248-9

Spittle, fam., 66

Spon Brook, 1, 9, 87

Sponne, Wm. atte, 9

Spoonhill (in Much Wenlock, Salop.), 216

Sporior, see Spurrier

sports and pastimes, see bear-baiting; bull-baiting; cock-fighting; cricket; dog-fighting; football; 'heaving'; horse-racing; mystery plays

Sprigg, Wm., 99

Spring Dart Co. Ltd., 65

springs, manufacture of, 36-7, 115

spur-making, see horse furniture

Spurrier (Sporior):
-, John, 194
-, Wm. (d. 1848), 94, 101
-, Wm. (fl. 1825-43, ? another), 172

Stafford:
-, Edw., duke of Buckingham, 178
-, Sir Hen., 170
-, Hen., Lord Stafford, 178
-, Humph., earl of Stafford (later duke of Buckingham), 178
-, Marg., see Beaufort
-, Thos. de, earl of Stafford, 178
-, fam., 232

Stafford, earls of, 178; and see Stafford (fam.)

Stafford, 145, 152, 176, 188, 238-9
-, archdeacon of, 53
-, gaol, 219
-, infirmary, 212, 222

Staffordshire:
-, county council, 136, 265, 283
-, sheriff of, 18

Staffordshire Galvanizing & Corrugated Iron Co., 200

Stammers Ltd., 205

Stampes, Anne, 68

Stanley:
-, Cecily, see Frebody
-, Fra., 16
-, G. H., 176
-, Geo., 16
-, Sir Humph., 209, 213
-, John, 16
-, Marg., see Beaufort
-, Sir Thos., later earl of Derby, 170, 229
-, Wal., 16, 32, 51-2
-, Wm., 16, 32
-, Winifred, w. of Fra., 16
-, fam., 54

Stanley Bros (Walsall), 197

Stansbie, Alex., 22

Stanton, A. H., organ-builder, 207

Stanton & Son, organ-builders, 207

Staple, John, chantry priest, 254

Star Tube Co., 114

Starkey:
-, John, 176
-, Wm., 176

Staunton, Wm., 204

Staveley Coal & Iron Co. Ltd., 193

Staveley Industries Ltd., 193

Stavensby, Alex, bp. of Coventry and Lichfield, 51

Stead, Geof., 202

steel manufacture, 39, 93, 101, 194

Steel Parts Ltd., 58

Stephenson:
-, John, & Co., 116 n
-, Rob., rly. engineer, 110

Sterry (Sterrer):
-, Ric., 8
-, Wm., 8 n

Stewarts & Lloyds, 201

Stillingfleet, Edw., minister of West Bromwich, 51-2, 63

stirrups, see horse furniture

Stock, Jos., 115

Stockton-on-Tees (co. Dur.), 46

Stoke Edith (Herefs.), 191

Stoke-on-Trent, see Tunstall

Stoke-upon-Trent, see Seabridge

Stokes:
-, John, 280
-, John, Ltd., 194 n
-, Wm., Baptist minister, 62

Stone:
-, Anne, 180
-, Eliz., 180
-, Hen. (d. 1642), 179-80, 186, 229, 232, 271-2
-, Hen. (d. 1689), 145-6, 179-80, 215, 241, 269, 271, 273
-, Hen., grds. of last, 180
-, John (fl. 1539), 190
-, John (fl. later 1570s), 192
-, John (fl. 1590), 179
-, John, s. of Hen. (d. 1689), 180
-, Mary, 180
-, Ric. (d. probably c. 1550), 225
-, Ric. (of Walsall, d. c. 1639), 272
-, Ric. (of Caldmore), 272
-, Sam., 180
-, Sarah, 180
-, Wm., 184
-, fam., 164

Stone Cross, see Bromwich, West

Stones, Jos., 100

Stonnall (in Shenstone), 182, 228

Stonnoss Brook, 97

Stooke:
-, John, 233
-, Ric., 233

Stotesbury, Rob., 241

Stour Valley Coal and Iron Co., 39

Stourbridge (in Old Swinford, Worcs.), 32, 191

Stourbridge Extension Railway, 14, 98, 106, 115

Stratford-upon-Avon (Warws.), 235

Street, A. E., architect, 128

Streetly (in Shenstone), 255

Stretton on Fosse (Warws.), 173

Strongitharm:
-, Edw., 192
-, Geo., 191
-, John, 191
-, Jos. Bealey, 176

Stubbs:
-, Ann, 99
-, G. B., town clerk of Walsall, 145
-, Jos., town clerk of Walsall, 188
-, Mary, 99
-, Matt., town clerk of Walsall, 180, 216
-, fam., 99

Stubbs & James, 193

Studd, Major-General E. M., 89

Stylband, John, curate of West Bromwich, 51

Sudbury (Derb.), 15

Suffolk, marquess of, see Pole

Sulman, John, architect, 69

Summerton, Wm., 109

Sunderland (co. Dur.), 114

Surrey, earl of, see Howard

Surrey, see Brixton; Lambeth

Sutton:
-, Hannah, 50
-, Sir John, 184
-, Dr. Wm., 94
-, fam., 50
-, and see Dudley

Sutton Chase (in Staffs. and Warws.), 29

Sutton Coldfield (Warws.), 26, 105, 175, 189-90, 250, 275
-, Common, 165
-, Home of Rest for Women and Girls, 274
-, New Hall, 101
-, rector, see Hillary
-, rds., 12, 165
-, stone, 231
-, Sutton-in-Coldfield man., 170

Swan Village, see Bromwich, West

Swedenborgians (New Church), 134

Swetcocke, Thos., and his w. Sybil, 26

Swinford, Old (Worcs.):
-, Hospital Sch., 74, 136
-, Stourbridge, q.v.

Swynnerton, rector of, see Ridware

Sydenham (in Lewisham, Kent), 111

Symcox, see Simcox

Syvern, Wm., 273

T. I., see Tube Investments Ltd.

Taillour, Wm., abbot of Halesowen, 176; and see Taylor

Talbot:
-, Fred., 138
-, John, earl of Shrewsbury, 240
-, W. J. (later Sir Wm.), 202

Talbot-Stead Tube Co. Ltd., 202

Talgarth (Brec.), Trevecca Coll., 68

Tame, river, 1, 12-13, 28, 30-4, 143, 192

Tame and Rea Drainage Board, 121

Tame Valley Canal, 14, 32, 168

Tamworth, 204; and see Fazeley

Tangye:
-, H. L., 106
-, Sir Ric., 95, 106

Tangyes Ltd. (formerly Tangye Bros. & Price and Tangye Bros.), 105, 112, 122, 133

tanning, see leather trades

Tanworth (Warws.), Umberslade Hall, 20

Tat Bank, see Oldbury

Tatenhill, see Wychnor

Taylor:
-, Edw. Ric., 118
-, John (fl. 1399), 147 n
-, John (fl. 18th cent.), 256
-, Wm., 30
-, Wm. Howson, 118
-, —, Rom. Cath. priest (fl. 1773), 240
-, and see Taillour

Taylor & Co., bell-founders, 233

teeth, false, see false teeth

Telephone Newspaper Co. Ltd., 135

Telford, Thos., 11, 13, 97

Téméraire (ship), 4

Temperance Society, 130

tent-making, 205-6

Territorial Army, 136

Tettenhall, 19, 60; and see Pendeford; the Wergs

Thacker, Wm., 198

Thaxted (Essex), Horham Hall, 18

Theobald, abp. of Canterbury, 50

Theosophical Society, 70

Thimblemill Brook, 87, 97-8, 108-9

Thomas:
-, G. & R., Ltd., 193
-, Geo., 193
-, R., 192
-, Ric., 193

Thomason, Yeoville, architect, 119, 135

Thompson:
-, G., & Co., 39
-, John, 33
-, John A., 106
-, Laur., 31
-, Rob., vicar of Holy Trinity, West Bromwich, 56
-, Sam., 91
-, fam., 106

Thorley, Nicholl, 15-16

Thorneycroft, G. B., 32

Three Shires Oak, see Smethwick

Thykness, Thos., 26

Tidenham (Glos.), Pen Moel, 103

tile-making, 22, 41, 192, 280

Tilley, T. R., 128

tinning, 196, 200

Tipton, 12, 42, 46, 172, 174, 228, 234, 255
-, canals, 13-14
-, chs., 57
-, Dudley Port, q.v.
-, educ., 81
-, Great Bridge, q.v.
-, ind., 116
-, Ocker Hill, q.v.
-, Prot. nonconf., 65 n, 66
-, public services, 49-50
-, Rom. Cath., 61
-, Sheepwash, q.v.
-, Toll End, q.v.

Titford branch canal, 98

Titford canal feeder, 98

Tixall, stone from, 55, 125

Toc H, 243

Toll End (in Tipton), 14

Tolley, Wm., 191

Tomkins, W. H., 252

Tories, 226, 264 and n; and see Conservative party

Towe, F. E., Ltd., 205

Townsend:
-, Chas., minister of All Saints', West Bromwich, 52
-, Eliza, 106
-, Hen., 207
-, Thos. (fl. 1834-5), 104
-, Thos. (fl. 1872), 106

Townsend & Co. Ltd., 207

Trafalgar, battle of, 4

Trees, Jas., 274

Trent and Mersey Canal, 168

Trevecca Coll., see Talgarth

Triumphant Church of God, 70

Trustees for Maintenance of Ministers, see Ministers

Tube Investments Ltd., 114, 202

tube-making, 8, 111-12, 114, 158, 160, 193-4, 201-2

Tubes Ltd., 114

Tudor, Marg., see Beaufort

Tunstall (Stoke-on-Trent), 245

Turner:
-, John, 99, 100, 137 n
-, Wm., 100
-, Mrs. (fl. 1764-5), 99

Turton:
-, Eleanor, 24, 30, 84
-, J. W., 31 n
-, John (d. 1649), 25
-, John (d. 1673), 25
-, John (fl. 1685), 8
-, John (d. 1705), 25
-, John (d. 1768), 21, 25-6
-, Josiah, 24, 52 n, 67
-, Mary, m. Rob. Abney, 24, 30, 52 n
-, Phoebe, 24
-, Phoebe, see Freeth
-, Ric., 24
-, Thos., 25
-, Wm. (d. 1621), 30
-, Wm. (d. 1628), 24-5, 84
-, Wm. (d. 1656), 24
-, Wm. (d. 1663), 30
-, Wm. (d. 1681), 24
-, Wm. (d. 1682), 21, 25
-, Wm. (fl. 1693), 67
-, fam., 67

Turton & Co., 35

Tylney:
-, Eliz., m. 1 Sir Humph. Bourchier, 2 Thos. Howard, earl of Surrey and duke of Norfolk, 279
-, Fred. (d. by 1412), 173
-, Fred. (or Phil.), 279
-, Sir Fred., 279
-, Margery, w. of Fred., 173-4, 279

Udall, Chas., 71

Umberslade Hall, see Tanworth

Underhill, Anne (née Baddeley), 99

Unett:
-, John Wilkes, 91, 94, 103, 106, 125-6
-, fam., 106

Unilever Ltd., 42

Union branch canal, 14

Union (Roway) branch canal, 13

Unionists, 120, 217, 252

Unitarians, 62, 67, 70, 248-9, 251, 266

United Reformed Church, see Congregationalists; Presbyterians

United Spring Co. Ltd., 115

United States of America, see America

Upper Arley, see Arley, Upper

Upper Gornal, see Gornal, Upper

Upper Tame Main Drainage Authority, 47, 176, 221, 281

Urban Phospho-Manure Co. Ltd., 207

Uttoxeter, 34

Vale & Bradnack, 206

Vale Bros. Ltd., 206

Valentine & Throsby, 251

Vaughan, Jos., 100

Veall, J. R., architect, 238

Verichrome Plating Co., 198

Verney, Phil., and his w. Florence, 279

Vernon:
-, Sir Geo., 15
-, Sir Hen. (d. 1515), 15, 228
-, Hen. (fl. 1776), 179
-, Hen. (fl. c. 1800, ? another), 268
-, Sir John, 15
-, Jos., 123, 130
-, Marg., w. of Sir Wm., 15
-, Sir Wm., 15
-, fam., 123, 179

Victoria, Queen, jubilees of:
-, 1887, 163, 265
-, 1897, 89, 125

Vigo Fault, 277, 281

Vincent, Master, rector of Walsall, 226 n

Vincent, Jos., 76

Virgins End, see Bromwich, West

Volunteers, 71, 136

Wagstaff, Sam., 191

Wakering:
-, Dionysius, 179
-, Sir Gilb., 179, 234
-, John, 179
-, Mary, m. Fra. St. John, 179

Wales:
-, Princes of, see Edward V; George IV
-, Princess of, see Alexandra

'Walesho', 169

Walhouse:
-, Edw. John, see Littleton
-, John, 151, 177, 191, 267
-, Moreton, 177

Walker:
-, Alex., 103
-, Eliz., see Pearte
-, Eliz., m. John Persehouse (d. 1605), 177
-, Ric., 177
-, Thos., 248
-, Wm., 177

Walker Bros., 200-1

Walkers Sons & Co., 103

Walklate, Harvey, 31

Wallace, Beatrice, 233

Wallexhall, see Oldbury

Walsall, Wm. de, 177

Walsall, 13, 143-284, 160
-, as address, 31, 56
-, agric., 170, 180-4
-, airfield, see Walsall, communications
-, Alma Tube Works, 201
-, alms-hos., 241, 267-8, 271
-, Alpha Tube Works, 201
-, Arboretum, 152, 160, 191, 219, 222
-, art galleries, 252
-, assembly-rooms, 218, 251
-, barracks, 268
-, baths, 222
-, Bayard's Box, 214
-, Bayard's Colts, 145, 188, 220
-, beadles, 212
-, Bentley Moor, 160, 189
-, Bentleyland, 178
-, Bescot, 1, 12, 143, 185
-, agric., 180
-, Bescot Farm, 158
-, bridge, 168
-, growth, 157-9
-, Hall, 31, 159, 172-3, 176, 191, 240
-, ind., 158, 192
-, man., 171-3
-, rly., 168
-, rds., 166-7
-, sewage works, 221 n
-, Birchills, 225
-, agric., 180-2
-, Brickmakers' Arms inn, 250
-, canal, 168
-, ch., 237-8, 259
-, growth, 159-60
-, Hall, 145, 159
-, ind., 189, 192-6, 198-200, 204, 206
-, mill, 186
-, Prot. nonconf., 244, 249
-, rly., 169
-, rds., 159, 166
-, schs. 259-60
-, woodland, 184
-, Birchills Limeworks, 192
-, Bloxwich, q.v.
-, boro. institutions, 186-8, 212-20, 224
-, mayors, 145, 149, 172, 179, 188, 191, 211-17, 219, 226, 229, 267-8, 271-2, 275; deputy, 215
-, recorders, 215-17, 220
-, town clerks, 188, 209, 215-17, 220; and see Galliardello; Holmes; Stubbs; Wilkinson
-, boro. township, 179, 225, 253
-, chars. for poor, 267-73
-, growth, 146-9
-, ind., 194-9, 202-3
-, local govt., 209-12
-, police, 224
-, pop., 145, 183
-, tithes, 176
-, Bradford Place, 149
-, Bradford Tube Works, 201
-, the Bridge (formerly Bridge Sq.), 149, 224
-, bridges, see Walsall, communications
-, Broad Water, 146 n
-, Brockhurst, 190, 221
-, Brookhouse farm, 155
-, buses, see Walsall, public transport
-, the Butts, 151
-, ch., 238-9
-, educ., 261, 264
-, ind., 191, 208
-, local govt., 217
-, toll-gate, 165
-, Butts Limeworks, 191
-, Butts Mill, 208
-, cage, 219
-, Caldmore, 145-6, 179, 212, 269, 272
-, chars. for poor, 270, 274
-, ch., 238-9, 243
-, Dog and Partridge inn, 250
-, Doveridge, 156, 195, 198
-, fishery, 184
-, fulling-mill, 185
-, Green, 155
-, growth, 155-6
-, ind., 189-90, 195-9, 202-3
-, Little London, 155-6, 199
-, Prot. nonconf., 241-3, 246-7
-, rds., 166
-, schs., 238, 260
-, Shur Hall, 155
-, White Hart inn, 177, 178
-, Calewenhull, 184 n
-, canals, see Walsall, communications
-, Cannock Farm, 155
-, cemeteries, 149 n, 223
-, chars. for poor, 215-16, 266-75 apprenticing, 269, 272-3
-, the Chuckery, 153, 253, 261
-, church-ales, 218, 229
-, Church Hill, 147, 190-1, 194, 221; and see Walsall, streets
-, chs., 60, 223, 226-39, 241, 243, 258-9, 274
-, St. Matthew's (formerly All Saints'), 153 n, 190, 223, 224, 226-33, 231, 256, 270; chantries, 26, 179, 190, 227-9, 233, 254, 268; lights, 229; obits, 228-9; officials, 211-12; par., 234, 236-9, 274-5, 281; vicars, see Walsall, chs., clergy
-, clergy, 160, 228; and see Laing; St. Matthew's, 217, 234, 237, 239, 258-60, 266-7, 269-71, 273-5, 281, 283; and see Allen; Byrdall; Dobson; Fisk; Hodgson; Vincent; Wilson
-, churchwardens, 210-11, 217, 235, 270-1, 273
-, cinemas, 250-1
-, Coll. of Art (formerly Municipal Sch. of Art), 265-6
-, collieries:
-, Birchills, 192-3
-, Green Lanes, 189, 193
-, James Bridge, 158, 189
-, Waterloo Colliery and Brickworks, 158
-, Collins Farm, see Walsall, Maw Green
-, commission of peace, 215
-, communications:
-, airfield, 169
-, bridges, 149, 151, 158, 167-8, 225
-, canals, 158, 165, 168, 186, 189, 191, 193, 201, 207, 240
-, rlys., 167-9
-, rds., 151-5, 157, 165-8, 212, 225
-, the Coningre, 178
-, constables, 210, 212-13, 270
-, Cormorant ironworks, 194
-, Council Ho., 97, 151, 218
-, county ct., 97, 217, 251
-, crown ct., 217
-, cucking-stool, 210, 219
-, Cyclops Ironworks, 193, 201
-, Cyclops Tube Works, 201-2
-, Daffodil Farm, see Walsall, Wood End
-, Daisy Bank farm, see Walsall, Wood End
-, Defiance Works, 206
-, the Delves, q.v.
-, educ., 154, 236-7, 241, 251, 254- 66, 269
-, grammar sch., 145, 149, 236, 254-6, 266 n; estates, 179, 234, 279; governors, 216-17, 259, 283; masters, 227, 236
-, Sunday schs., 241-9, 254, 257, 259-60
-, electricity, 225
-, fairs, 187-8, 213, 224, 249-50
-, felons, association for prosecution of, 224
-, fields, common, 180-3, 186
-, fire services, 224
-, fisheries, 171, 184
-, Five Lane End (Sergeant's Coppice) farm, 154
-, Five Ways (formerly Five Lanes End), 154
-, Folly Ho. (later Rock's Cottage), 155
-, foreign, 179, 213-14, 253
-, chars. for poor, 267, 269-71, 273-4
-, ind., 189, 194-5
-, local govt., 209-12, 215-17, 219, 235, 281; bailiff, 171, 209-10
-, man., 170
-, pop., 145, 183
-, public services, 220, 224-5
-, Rom. Cath., 240
-, tithes, 177
-, Forest Works, 206
-, free warren, 184
-, Fullbrook, 155
-, bridge, 168
-, ch., 60, 239
-, rds., 166
-, sch., 255
-, gaol, 219
-, gas, 224-5
-, geology, 143, 189-90, 192
-, Gillity Greaves, see Walsall, Wood End
-, glebe, 156, 227
-, Glebeland Works, 197
-, Globe Ironworks, 194
-, Goodall Works, 205
-, Gorway Farm, 154
-, Gorway Ho., 154-5
-, Green Lanes Furnaces, 193, 222, 225
-, growth of town, 146-65
-, guildhall, 177, 188, 209, 218-20, 250-1
-, guilds, 26, 204, 214-15, 218, 228-9, 266
-, Hatherton Hill Ho. (later St. Patrick's Convent), 152
-, Hatherton Lake, 152
-, Hatherton Limeworks, 192
-, Hay Head, 168, 184, 190-1
-, farm, 174-5, 184
-, man., 174-5
-, High Cross, 187, 214, 219
-, high wardens, 215
-, Highgate Brewery, 206
-, Highgate Ho., 154
-, highway surveyors, 212
-, hosps., 222-3
-, ho. of correction, 219
-, housing, 147, 149, 151-61, 163-5, 175-6, 220-1
-, slum clearance, 149, 156, 161, 165, 221
-, Hurst's House, see Walsall, Wood End, Daffodil Farm
-, immigrants, 145, 156-7, 161, 241, 243, 249
-, improvement commrs., 151, 154, 161, 188, 217, 220-2, 224
-, inc., 182, 241
-, ind., 151, 153, 155-60, 165, 171, 183-5, 188-208, 220, 222, 225, 268
-, inns (town centre):
-, Angel, 167
-, Black Boy, 241-2
-, Castle, 167, 243-4, 251
-, Dragon (formerly Green Dragon), 167, 218, 240, 242, 244 n, 250-1
-, George, 167-8, 209, 251
-, Green Man, 242
-, 'my lord's inn', 147
-, New Inn, 167, 243, 250
-, Railway Commercial, 149
-, Royal Oak, 242
-, Three Cups, 167
-, Three Swans, 167
-, Wheatsheaf, 180, 250
-, James Bridge, 158, 159 n
-, bridge, 168, 184
-, ind., 189, 192, 194
-, rly., 169
-, rds., 166
-, Ladypool, 184
-, lammas lands, 182
-, Laundhill, 191
-, libraries, 251-2, 264
-, Lime Pit Bank, 191, 198, 230, 250
-, literary institutes, 253
-, Little London, see Walsall, Caldmore
-, local govt., 208-20, 283
-, magazines, 253
-, man., 169-71, 173-4, 178 n, 185, 279, 281
-, ct. and govt., 209-10, 213-14, 217-18, 267
-, man.-ho., 170-1, 184
-, Manor Works, 208
-, mkts., 187-8, 209-10, 213, 224, 256
-, Maw Green, 155, 199, 253
-, Collins Farm, 155
-, Maw Green Farm, 155
-, mayors, see Walsall, boro. institutions
-, meadows, common, 181-2, 185, 250
-, mechanics' institutes, 264
-, medical officer of health, 220-1
-, Memorial Gardens, 149
-, mills, 184-7, 192-3, 240
-, Moat Hill, 222
-, the Mount, 240
-, Municipal Sch. of Art, see Walsall, Coll. of Art
-, museums, 252, 264
-, musical societies, 251
-, New Birchills furnaces, 193
-, New Side ironworks, 194
-, newspapers, 249, 252-3
-, non-Christian religions, 249
-, North Walsall Brickworks, 161
-, Old Birchills furnaces, 193
-, Old Sq., 149
-, overseers of poor, 211-12, 217, 267, 269
-, the Paddock, 161
-, Palfrey, 272
-, ch., 239
-, field, common, 181
-, Green, 157, 190, 192
-, growth, 156-7
-, immigrants, 145
-, ind., 206
-, Palfrey Farm, 157
-, pk., 157
-, Prot. nonconf., 246
-, Redhouse Farm, 157
-, schs., 262
-, Stocking Green, 182
-, par. govt., 210-12
-, pk. (manorial), 158, 171, 178, 184-5, 189-90, 210, 214
-, pks. (public), see Walsall, Arboretum, Palfrey, the Pleck, and Reedswood
-, Park Hall, 154-5
-, Park Ho., 158
-, Park Lodge est., 154
-, the Parks, 192
-, Parks Farm, 158
-, parl. hist., 145, 224-6, 264-5
-, Peg's Piece, 156
-, pillory, 210, 219
-, place-name, 144
-, playing-fields, 152, 159
-, the Pleck, 157-9
-, ch., 237, 239 n
-, common, 182
-, gas-works, 224
-, ind., 190, 193-4, 197, 199-202, 204-5
-, pk., 159, 172
-, Prot. nonconf., 245, 247
-, rly., 14, 169
-, rds., 166
-, schs., 257-8, 260-2
-, police, 219, 223-4
-, poor-law union, 45, 212, 222-3
-, poor relief, 212, 215
-, pop., 145, 147, 149, 153-5, 157-60, 189
-, Portland Street Limeworks, 192
-, post offices, 225
-, Pouk Hill, 160
-, pound, 210, 219
-, Prospect Ho., 156
-, Prot. nonconf., 67, 145, 211, 215- 16, 223, 241-9, 254, 257, 259- 60, 264, 266, 282-3
-, public health, 220-3
-, public services, 220-5
-, public transport, 225; and see Walsall, communications, rlys.
-, quarter sessions, 215
-, race-courses, 250, 255
-, rlys., see Walsall, communications
-, rates, 211, 216-17, 224, 271
-, rectory, 176-7, 227
-, Redhouse Farm, see Walsall, Palfrey
-, Reedswood Pk., 160, 184, 189, 222, 254
-, Reliance Works, 204
-, Reynold's Hall, 151, 177, 191, 244
-, Reynold's Hall Farm, 151-2, 177
-, rds., see Walsall, communications
-, Rock's Cottage, see Walsall, Folly Ho.
-, Rom. Cath., 223, 227, 237-41, 241, 258-60, 266, 282
-, Ryecroft, 189
-, cemetery, 223
-, ch., 238
-, growth, 161
-, ind., 161, 203
-, local govt., 217
-, Prot. nonconf., 244, 247, 249
-, rly., 168
-, Ryecroft farm, 161
-, St. Matthew's Close, 149
-, St. Patrick's Convent, see Walsall, Hatherton Hill Ho.
-, Sargent's Hill, 154, 190
-, schs., see Walsall, educ.
-, scold's bridle, 219
-, Selborne Works, 208
-, Sergeant's Coppice farm, see Walsall, Five Lane End farm
-, serjeants, 210, 213, 215-16, 219
-, sewage farms, 221
-, Shaw's Leasowes, 168, 191, 236, 259
-, Shur Hall, see Walsall, Caldmore
-, slum clearance, see Walsall, housing
-, social life, 249-54
-, Speciality Works, 205
-, sport, 154, 250, 253
-, Spring Hill, 240
-, Spring Hill Ho., 154
-, Stocking Green, see Walsall, Palfrey
-, stocks, 219
-, streets:
-, Ablewell St., 147, 221
-, Albert (formerly Brook) St., 151
-, Alexandra Rd., 157
-, Alexandra St., 157
-, Algernon St., 161
-, Alumwell Rd., 159, 222
-, Arboretum Rd. (formerly Perse- house St.), 152
-, Arundel St., 156
-, Augustus St., 158
-, Bath Rd., 156
-, Bath St. (formerly Prospect Row), 155-6
-, Beacon St., 153
-, Belvidere Rd., 154
-, Bentley Lane, 159
-, Bernard St., 153
-, Bescot Crescent, 157
-, Bescot Rd., 159
-, Bescot St., 156 n
-, Birchills St., 159
-, Birmingham Rd., 154
-, Birmingham St., 147
-, Bloxwich Lane, see Stafford St.
-, Blue Lane, 160
-, Borneo St., 151 n
-, Bott Lane, 153
-, Box St., 153
-, Brace St., 156 n
-, Bradford St., 147, 161
-, Bridge St., 147
-, Bridgeman Place (later Terrace), 158
-, Bridgeman St., 158
-, Brineton St., 158
-, Broadway (formerly the Ring Rd.), 166-7
-, Broadway North, 152
-, Broadway West, 157
-, Brockhurst St., 158
-, Brook St. (Pleck), 158
-, Brook St., see Albert St.
-, Brygens Lane, 153
-, Buchanan Rd., 152
-, Bullock's Row (Rd.), 147
-, Burleigh St., 153
-, Burrowes St., 159
-, Butts Rd., 143 n
-, Calder Ave., 152
-, Caldmore Rd., 156
-, Caledon (formerly Regent) St., 158
-, Cambridge St., 156
-, Camden St., 156 n
-, Carless (formerly Oxford) St., 156
-, Castle Lane, see George St.
-, Cecil St., 151
-, Chapel St., see St. Quentin St.
-, Charles St., 158
-, Charlotte St., 152
-, Checketts St., 159
-, Church Hill, 149
-, Church St., 147
-, Cobden St., 157
-, Corporation St. West, 158
-, Countess St., 157
-, the Crescent, 153
-, Cross St., 149, 156
-, Dale St., 157
-, Dalkeith St., 160
-, Dark Lane, 153
-, Darwall St., 151
-, Deadman's Lane, see Hospital St.
-, Denmark Rd., 152
-, the Ditch, 147
-, Dovegrove St., see Ward St.
-, Earl St. (Palfrey), 157
-, Earl St. (Pleck), see Queen St.
-, Edward St., 160
-, Eldon St., 153
-, Emery St., 154
-, Essex St., 161 n
-, Farringdon St., 159-60
-, Fieldgate, 155-6
-, Florence St., 153
-, Foden Rd., 152, 166
-, Ford St., 159 n
-, Forrester St., 159
-, Forster St., Lower, 151; Upper, 151
-, Francis St., 160
-, Frederick St., 158
-, Freer St., 149
-, George St. (formerly Castle Lane, New Row, and St. George St.), 147
-, George St. (Pleck), see Long St.
-, Gladstone St., 161
-, Glebe St., 156
-, Goodall St., 149
-, Gorton's Yard, 147
-, Gorway Rd., 154
-, Green Lane, 159
-, Hall End, see Peal St.
-, Hall (Haw) Lane, 147
-, Hampton Lane, see Wolverhampton St.
-, Hatherton Lake Villas, see Victoria Terrace
-, Hatherton (formerly Littleton) Place, 151
-, Hatherton Rd., 151
-, Hatherton St., 151
-, Haw Lane, see Hall Lane
-, Henry St., 158
-, High St., 146, 224
-, Hill St., 147
-, Hillary St., 159 n
-, Hogfield Lane, see Skip Lane
-, Hole End, see Peal St.
-, Hollyhedge Lane, 159
-, Holtshill (formerly Holt) Lane, 151-2
-, Hope St., 156
-, Horseshoes Lane, see Wellington St.
-, Hospital St. (formerly Dead- man's Lane), 159, 223
-, Ida Rd., 159
-, Intown Row, 151
-, James St., see Leckie Rd.
-, Jessel Rd., 160
-, Jesson Rd., 154
-, King St., 154
-, King St. (Palfrey), 157
-, Kinnerley St., 153
-, Leckie Rd. (formerly James St.), 249
-, Leicester St., 151
-, Lewis St., 160
-, Lichfield St., 151, 160
-, Lime St., 153
-, Lincoln Rd., 153
-, Little Caldmore, 155
-, Little Hill, 149
-, Little London, 156
-, Little Newport St., 147
-, Littleton Place, 152; and see Hatherton Place
-, Littleton Rd., see Littleton St. West
-, Littleton St. West (formerly Littleton Rd.), 151
-, Lodge Rd., see Sandymount Rd.
-, Lodge St., see Sandymount Rd.
-, Long Ann St., 161
-, Long (formerly George) St., 158
-, Longwood Lane, 154
-, Lonsdale Rd., 154
-, Lord St., 157
-, Lumley Rd., 153
-, Lysways St., 154
-, Margaret St., 161
-, Marlow St., 161
-, Marsh St., 161
-, Meadow St., 158
-, Mellish Rd., 152
-, Midland Rd., 158
-, Milton St., 157
-, Moat Rd., 158-9
-, Moncrieffe St., 153
-, Mount St., 156 n
-, Mountrath St., 149
-, Narrow Lane, 158
-, Navigation St., 158
-, Neale St., 160
-, New Row, see George St.
-, New St., 147
-, Newgate St., see Peal St.
-, Newhall St., 156
-, Newland St., 160
-, Newport St., 147
-, Northcote St., 161
-, Old Birchills, 159
-, Orlando St., 156
-, Oxford St. (Caldmore), see Carless St.
-, Oxford St. (Pleck), 158-9
-, Paddock Lane, 153
-, Pain's Yard, 147
-, Pargeter St., 160
-, Park Hall Rd., 154
-, Park Lane, see Pleck Rd.
-, Park St., 146-7
-, Peakhouse Lane, 154
-, Peal St. (Hall End, Hole End, Newgate St.), 147
-, Persehouse St., 152
-, Pleck Rd. (formerly Park Lane), 157
-, Pool St., 153
-, Primley Ave., 159
-, Prince St., 159
-, Prince's Ave., 153
-, Proffitt (formerly Sandwell) St., 161
-, Prospect Row, see Bath St.
-, Queen Mary (formerly Queen) St., 157
-, Queen (formerly Earl) St., 158
-, Raleigh St., 160
-, Regent St. (Birchills), 159
-, Regent St. (Pleck), see Caledon St.
-, Richmond St., 153
-, the Ring Rd., see Broadway
-, Rollingmill St., 158
-, Rowley St., 152
-, Rushall St., 147, 151; Lower, 149, 240; Upper, 149
-, Rutter St., 156 n
-, St. George St., see George St.
-, St. Mary's Row, 156
-, St. Michael (formerly Stratford) St., 156
-, St. Paul's St., 147
-, St. Quentin (formerly Chapel) St., 158, 245
-, Sandwell St. (formerly Windmill), 155-6
-, Sandwell St., see Proffitt St.
-, Sandymount Rd. (formerly Lodge St. and Lodge Rd.), 154, 206
-, Scarborough Rd., 159
-, Selborne St., 153
-, Shaw St., 161
-, Short St., 158
-, Skip (formerly Hogfield) Lane, 153-4
-, Slaney Rd., 159
-, South St., 156 n
-, Springhill Rd., 147
-, Stafford St. (formerly Bloxwich Lane), 160
-, Stank Lane, 157
-, Station St., 149
-, Stratford St., see St. Michael St.
-, Sun St., 157
-, Sutton Crescent, 153
-, Sutton Rd., 153-4, 165
-, Tantarra St., 153
-, Tasker St. (formerly Tasker's Lane), 158
-, Teddesley St., 151
-, Temple St., 149
-, Tennyson St., 157
-, Thorpe Rd., 156
-, Tong St., 153
-, Tower St., 151
-, Union St., 153
-, Vicarage St., 156
-, Vicarage Walk, 156
-, Victor St., 156 n
-, Victoria Terrace (formerly Hatherton Lake Villas), 152
-, Villiers St., 157
-, Walhouse Rd. (formerly Wal-house St. and Upper and Lower Walhouse St.), 152
-, Walsingham St., 153
-, Ward (formerly Dovegrove) St., 151
-, Warewell St., 153
-, Warwick St., 151
-, Wednesbury Rd., 156
-, Wellington St. (formerly Horse- shoes Lane), 158
-, West Bromwich Rd., 166
-, Westbourne Rd., 151
-, Weston Rd. (later St.), 155
-, Weston St. (Pleck), 158
-, Wharf St., 158
-, Whitehall Rd., 157
-, William St., 151
-, Windmill, see Sandwell St.
-, Windmill St., 156
-, Windsor St., 156
-, Wisemore, 160-1
-, Wolverhampton St. (formerly Hampton Lane), 160
-, Wood End Lane, 153
-, 'Stubcross', 190
-, Sultan Works, 207
-, Sunday schs., see Walsall, educ.
-, Technical Coll., 265
-, Teddesley Ho., 151
-, Temperance Hall, 242-3, 248, 251, 253
-, the Terrace, 154, 176, 227, 257
-, theatres, 177, 250-1
-, tithes, 176-7, 227
-, Town Brewery, 206
-, town chest, 214
-, town clerks, see Walsall, boro. institutions
-, town feoffees, 13, 214, 216, 223
-, town halls, see Walsall, Council Ho. and guildhall
-, Townend Bank, 190, 225, 267, 272
-, cinema (formerly theatre), 251
-, growth, 160-1, 183
-, hosp., 222
-, housing, 221
-, ind., 196
-, pound, 219
-, rds., 147, 166 n, 212
-, sch., 246, 259, 260
-, Townend Sq., 149
-, trams, see Walsall, public transport
-, tramways (industrial), 168, 189, 191
-, vestries, 211-12, 224
-, Vicarage Moor, 221-2
-, Vicarage Terrace, 156
-, Victoria Ironworks, 200
-, wake, 249, 256
-, Walsall Factory Est., 207
-, Walsall Tube Works, 201
-, the Wastes, 177-8
-, water-supply, 220-2
-, Waterloo Brickworks, see Walsall, collieries
-, whipping-stock, 219
-, White Horse Brewery, 206
-, Whitehall, 157
-, ind., 195, 199
-, sch., 263
-, White Hall, 157
-, Windmill (hamlet), 253
-, ind., 195, 198
-, sch., 260
-, Wisemore Works, 201
-, Wood End, 175, 180, 212
-, agric., 184
-, char. for poor, 270
-, Daffodil Farm (formerly Hurst's Ho. and Wood End Ho.), 175, 191
-, Daisy Bank farm, 183
-, Gillity Greaves, 175-6
-, growth, 153-4, 183
-, Hurst's Ho., see Walsall, Wood End, Daffodil Farm
-, ind., 192, 195
-, Red Ho. inn, 230
-, rds., 165
-, Wood End Farm, 179, 184, 191
-, Wood End Ho., see Walsa Wood End, Daffodil Farm
-, woodland, 184
-, workhos., 212
-, 'Yolebruge', 168

Walsall and Staffordshire Technical Coll., see Walsall Coll. of Technology

Walsall and West Bromwich District Schools, see Bromwich, West

Walsall Arboretum and Lake Co. Ltd., 152

Walsall Brook, 143, 144 n, 146, 149, 167, 180, 182, 185, 190, 220, 222

Walsall Civic Guild of Help, see Walsall Guild of Social Service

Walsall Coll. of Technology (formerly Walsall and Staffordshire Technical Coll.), 265

Walsall Deanery, 268

Walsall District Iron Co. Ltd., 194

Walsall Electrical Co. Ltd., 207-8

Walsall Football Club, 253

Walsall Freehold Land Society, 156-7

Walsall Glue Co., 207

Walsall Guild of Social Service and Citizens' Advice Bureau (formerly Walsall Civic Guild of Help), 274

Walsall Health Society, 221

Walsall Hospital Management Committee, 223

Walsall Iron Co., 193, 222

Walsall Locks and Cart Gear Ltd., 160

Walsall North parl. constituency, 225-6

Walsall Packing Case Co., 208

Walsall Polish Manufacturing Co., 207

Walsall Political Union, 264

Walsall School Children's Holiday Camp Trust, 255

Walsall South parl. constituency, 225-6

Walsall Temperance Association, 251

Walsall Tuberculosis After Care Committee, 274

Walsall Varnish Manufacturing Co., 207

Walsall Victoria Nursing Institution, 275

Walsall Wesleyan Mutual Improvement Society, 264

Walsall Women's Unionist Association, 217

Walsall Wood, 275-84
-, agric., 279-80
-, canals, see Walsall Wood, communications
-, Catshill, 168, 278, 281
-, ch., 81, 281-3
-, cinema, 279
-, Clayhanger, 178, 278-80
-, ch., 282
-, Clayhanger Brickworks, 280-1
-, growth, 278
-, sch., 279
-, Coalheath, 277, 279-80
-, commons, 278-81
-, communications:
-, canals, 168, 278, 281
-, rlys., 278
-, rds., 277-8
-, Dairy farm, 280
-, educ., 283-4
-, Sunday schs., 282-3
-, Four Crosses inn, 282
-, gas, 281
-, geol., 277
-, Goblins Pit, 278-9
-, Grange farm, 280
-, High Heath, 277, 279-80
-, ch., 282
-, schs., 283
-, highway dist., 212
-, Horse and Jockey inn, 282
-, inc., 278-81
-, ind., 277-8, 280-2
-, Irondish, 277, 280
-, local govt., 281
-, Oak Park recreation centre, 279
-, parl. hist., 225
-, Paul's Coppice, 278-81
-, police, 281
-, poor relief, 281
-, pop., 277
-, post office, 281
-, pounds, 210, 281
-, Prot. nonconf., 282
-, public services, 281
-, public transport, 278, 281
-, rlys., see Walsall Wood, communications
-, rds., see Walsall Wood, communications
-, Rom. Cath., 282-3
-, schs., see Walsall Wood, educ.
-, sewage works, 281
-, Shaver's End, 277
-, Shelfield, 172, 225, 228, 268, 280
-, bridge, 278
-, char., 270
-, ch., 282
-, fields, common, 279
-, growth, 277
-, ind., 280-1
-, man., 279, 281; cts., 281
-, mills, 280-1
-, pound, 210, 281
-, Prot. nonconf., 282
-, Rom. Cath., 282
-, School Farm, 279
-, schs., 283-4
-, Shelfield Farm, 277
-, Shelfield House farm, 277, 280
-, Shelfield Lodge, 277, 282
-, wakes, 278
-, Shire Oak, 277-8, 280
-, Sunday schs., see Walsall Wood, educ.
-, Vigo, 278, 280
-, village, 277-8, 283
-, wakes, 278
-, woodland, 279

Walsall Wood Colliery Co., 280-1

Walters, Cornelius, 42

Walton:
-, Thos., 26
-, Warin de, 192

Ward:
-, Peter, 42
-, T. W., 193
-, W. & A., 42
-, Wm., 42
-, Alderman Wm., 151

Warden, Sam., 100

Waring, Elijah, 174, 202

Warley county boro. (Worcs.), 9-11, 94, 96, 120, 122, 135
-, Coll. of Technology, 141

Warley Salop (in Halesowen in Salop. and Worcs.), 45

Warley Wigorn (in Halesowen in Salop. and Worcs.), 45

Warley Woods, see Smethwick

Warnock, J. M., architect, 246

Warrenites, 64

Warrington (Lancs.), 14, 206

Warwick:
-, ctss. of, see Beauchamp
-, duke of, see Beauchamp
-, earls of, 178, 209; and see Beauchamp; Dudley

Warwick, 190

Warwickshire, 51, 188, 273; and see Aston; Bascote; Bickenhill; Birmingham; Bromwich, Castle; Chesterton; Coleshill; Coventry; Edgbaston; Itchington, Bishop's; Maxstoke; Merevale; Middleton; Milverton; Moxhull; Sheldon; Shirley; Shustoke; Stratford-upon-Avon; Stretton on Fosse; Sutton Chase; Sutton Coldfield; Tanworth; 'Wincott'; Wolvershill

Warwickshire Monthly Meeting (Quaker), 244

Wath upon Dearn (Yorks. W. R.), Milton and Elsecar Ironworks, 106

Wathew & Siddons, 36

Watkins, Fred., 113

Watkins & Keen, 113

Watling Street, 165-6

Watson, J. B., 250

Watt:
-, Jas. (d. 1819), 36, 110, 120
-, Jas. (d. 1848), 101, 110
-, Jas., & Co., 110, 113

Watts, Isaac, hymn-writer, 243

Webb:
-, Capt. Matt., 152
-, Thos., 31
-, Wm., 31
-, and see Webbe

Webb & Gray, architects, 132

Webbe:
-, Thos. (fl. 1548), 175
-, Thos. (fl. 1576, ? another), 175
-, Thos. (fl. 1602, ? another), 268
-, Wm., 272
-, and see Webb

Webster, Martha (née Baddeley), 99

Wednesbury, 1, 6, 45-6, 51, 62, 143, 217, 244
-, as address, 26, 32, 37, 65, 85, 184, 190, 201, 245-6, 251, 274
-, board of health, 70
-, bridges, 13, 168
-, Broadwaters, 14, 168
-, canals, 14, 168
-, chs., 226-7
-, guild, 27
-, Coll. of Commerce, 83
-, Coll. of Technology, 83
-, the Delves, q.v.
-, educ., 81, 83
-, High Bullen, 63
-, ind., 11, 13, 32, 35, 208
-, man., 7, 32
-, mill, 6
-, Moxley, q.v.
-, newspapers, 72-3
-, parl. constituency, 46, 50
-, Prot. nonconf., 63-5, 68, 172
-, public services, 47 n, 49-50, 221 n, 225
-, public transport, 49-50
-, rds., 11
-, town clerk, 21
-, Wednesbury Recreation Society, 74
-, Wood Green, q.v.

Wednesfield (in St. Peter's, Wolverhampton), 53 n, 194, 217, 227

weighing-machines, manufacture of, 36-7, 113-14

Weldless Tubes Ltd., 114

Weller & Proud, architects, 34, 72

Welles, John, 176

Wellington (Salop.), see Dawley

Wenlock, Much (Salop.), see Spoon- hill

Wennington:
-, Hen., 202
-, W. V., 202

Weoley Castle, see Northfield

Wergs, the (in Tettenhall), 103, 193

Wesley:
-, Chas., 63, 244
-, John, 63-4, 244

Wesleyan Methodist Conference, 4

West Bromwich, see Bromwich, West

West Bromwich Albion Football Club, 10, 74, 98

West Bromwich Colliery Co., 41

West Bromwich District Nursing Association, 86

West Indians, 3, 5, 59
-, Jamaicans, 3, 88, 145

West Midlands College of Education, 154-5, 266

West Midlands Family Planning Association, 48

West Midlands Gas Board, 49, 122, 225

West Midlands Joint Electricity Authority, 49, 225

West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive, 50, 225

West Midlands Police Authority, 224

West Midlands Press Ltd., 73, 135, 253

West Smethwick, see Smethwick, West Smethwick

Westcote, Rog., 192

Westerham (Kent), 21

Westethorp, John, 26

Weston, — (fl. mid 19th cent.), 37

Weston & Grice, 37, 113

Weston-under-Lizard, 247

Wever, Ric., 213 n

Whateley (Whately):
-, G. W., 208
-, Hen. (fl. 1775), 189
-, Hen. (fl. 1799, ? the same), 274
-, Hen. Pyddocke, 100
-, John, 100

Wheate, Wm., 229, 269

Wheatley, Jas., 64

Wheaton Aston (in Lapley), 229

Wheeley, Benj., 282

While, A. J., 193

While & Smallman, 42-3

whip-thongs, manufacture of, 204

Whitall:
-, Geo., 189
-, fam., 186

White, John, 35

Whitefield, Geo., 63

Whitehead, John, 109

Whitehouse:
-, Edna, see Ridyard
-, Elisha, 42
-, Geo., 42
-, Jos., 24
-, P. (née Yates), 179
-, Sam., architect, 235
-, Wm. (fl. 1812), 35
-, Wm. (fl. 1841), 68

Whitehurst, Thos., 25

Whitgreave:
-, Geo., 22
-, John, 191
-, Thos., 22

Whittingham, Revd. John, 256

Whittington, 75

Whittington (in Kinver), Hall, 176

Whittlebury, Rob., and his w. Anne, 173

Whorwood:
-, Ann, w. of Sir Wm., 54, 60
-, Brome, 18, 29, 33, 44, 102
-, Field, 54
-, John, 18
-, Rob., 18
-, Sir Thos., 18
-, Thos., 60
-, Thos. Brome, 18, 60
-, Sir Wm., 18, 22, 26, 29, 43, 60, 84
-, fam., 29, 32, 43, 51, 54

Whyley:
-, Ann, 25
-, Jane, see Edwards
-, Wm. (d. 1800), 25-6, 68
-, Wm. (d. 1806), 25

Wigan (Lancs.), 112

Wiggin:
-, Hen., & Co. Ltd., 117
-, J. & J., Ltd., 201, 248
-, Job, 83
-, Job, his s., 83
-, Sam, 249 n

Wigginton, W., architect, 122

Wigmore, see Bromwich, West

Wigston Parva (in Claybrooke, Leics.), 101

Wilbraham:
-, Eliz., w. of Sir Thos. (d. 1692), 170, 185
-, Mary, m. Ric. Newport, earl of Bradford, 170, 185
-, Ric. (d. 1558), 170, 226
-, Sir Ric., 170, 187, 214-15, 279
-, Sir Rog., 209
-, Thos. (d. 1558), 170, 226
-, Thos. (d. 1610), 170, 185, 214
-, Sir Thos. (d. 1660), 170
-, Sir Thos. (d. 1692), 170, 186, 247

Wilcox, John, 274

Wilkes (Wylkes):
-, John (d. probably 1533), 34
-, John (fl. c. 1904), 165
-, Ric., 172
-, Wm., 184
-, and see Flaxall; Wilks

Wilkinson:
-, John, 191
-, Sam., town clerk of Walsall, 154

Wilks, Sam., 195, 211; and see Wilkes

Willenhall (in St. Peter's, Wolverhampton), 53 n, 67, 217, 225, 254, 261

Willes:
-, Revd. John, 102
-, John, his s., 102, 108

Willett:
-, Eliza, w. of Hen. Goodrich, 101-2
-, Frederic, vicar of All Saints', West Bromwich, 52-4
-, Capt. H. J., 102
-, Hen. Goodrich, 101-2
-, Mary, see Bagnall

William fitz Ansculf, 14

William, monk of Sandwell priory, 51

William the reeve, 155

Williams:
-, Hugh, Independent minister, 68
-, Revd. John, 123
-, Phil., 193
-, Phil., & Co. (later Philip Williams & Sons and Williams Bros.), 8, 39, 193

Willoughby:
-, Sir Fra., 190
-, Percival, 190

Wills, Wm., 100

Wilson, Rob., vicar of Walsall, 227

Wiltshire, see Calstone Wellington

'Wincott' (Warws.), 232

Windle:
-, Chas., 200
-, Mary Jesson, 275

Winfield, Rob., 69

Wingate, Edw., 234

Winson Green (in Birmingham), 102

Wishaw, see Moxhull

Withers:
-, Clarice (née Hammond), 86
-, Jas., architect, 68
-, Jos., & Sons Ltd., 201

Withers (Walsall) Ltd., 201

Witton, Ric., Presbyterian minister, 63, 67-8, 83

Wodemon, see Woodman

Wollaston:
-, John (d. 1634), 185 and n, 186 n, 267, 271
-, John (d. c. 1670), 272
-, Thos. (d. 1580), 174
-, Thos. (d. 1657), 272

Wolsey, Thos., Cardinal, 15, 18, 51

Wolverhampton, 217, 272
-, as address, 32, 34, 127-8, 172, 174, 237-40
-, Bentley, q.v.
-, Bilston, q.v.
-, ch., 239
-, clergy, 247
-, corp., 266
-, educ., 264
-, Featherstone, q.v.
-, Hatherton, q.v.
-, Hilton, q.v.
-, Hosp. for Women, 274
-, Pelsall, q.v.
-, rds., 96, 165
-, Rom. Cath., 240
-, trade, 187
-, Wednesfield, q.v.
-, Willenhall, q.v.

Wolverhampton & Walsall Railway, 169

Wolverhampton Metal Co. Ltd., 194

Wolverhampton, Walsall & Midland Junction Railway, 169

Wolvershill (in Bulkington, Warws.), 175

Wombourn, chantry of St. Mary, 180

Wones, Jos., 73

Wood:
-, John, 176
-, Rob. Myers, 174
-, Sam. (fl. 1813), 192
-, Sam. (fl. 1840s), 176
-, T. Spencer, architect, 83

Wood & Ivery, 32, 41

Wood & Kendrick, architects, 25, 46, 55, 58-9, 82

Wood End, see Walsall

Wood Green (in Wednesbury), 59, 239

Woodhall, Thos., 74

Woodhey (in Faddiley, Ches.), 170

Woodman (Wodemon):
-, Hugh, 32
-, John s. of Nic., 173

Woodsome Hall, see Almondbury

Woodward:
-, Ric., 196
-, Sim., 173

Woolwich (Kent), Arsenal, 149

Worcester, 67, 183, 233, 240
-, bps. of, see Alcock; Simon
-, priory, 26, 50-1

Worcestershire, 31 and n, 96, 136, 188; and see Arley, Upper; Bromsgrove; Dudley; Grafton Manor; Hagley; Halesowen; Kidderminster; Northfield; Norton, King's; Offenham; Oldbury; Ribbesford; Stourbridge; Swinford, Old; Warley; Yardley

World Wars:
-, First, 5, 38, 50, 62, 76, 80, 118, 156, 158-9, 197, 202, 221
-, Second, 6, 136, 154
-, and see air raids

Worthington:
-, John, 190
-, Ric., 192

Wotton, Wm., 231

Wright:
-, D. P., 134
-, E. T., 202
-, G., architect, 249
-, H. B., 202
-, John, 33, 38, 184
-, Ric., 38 n

Wright Bros. & Co. Ltd., 202

Wulfric Spot, 169

Wyatt:
-, Benj., architect, 250
-, Benj. (? the same), 235

Wychnor (in Tatenhill), 14, 168

Wydevill, Ant., Earl Rivers, 229

Wykes (or Wilkes), Agnes, see Flaxall

Wylkes, see Wilkes

Wyrley, Wm., 18, 51

Wyrley and Essington Canal, 168, 186, 189, 193, 201, 207, 278, 281

Y.M.C.A., see Bromwich, West

Yardley (formerly Worcs., later Birmingham), 179, 271, 273; and see Greet

Yates:
-, Geof., 179
-, Mrs. M. E., 179
-, P., see Whitehouse
-, Wal., 179

Yew Tree, see Delves

York stone, 239

Yorkshire, 204
-, East Riding, see Filey
-, North Riding, see Coatham; Langthorne
-, West Riding, 195; and see Almondbury; Leeds; Sheffield; Wath upon Dearn

Yorkshire Copper Works Ltd., 114

Yorkshire Imperial Metals Ltd., 114

Yotton, John, dean of Lichfield cath., 180

Young, Arthur, 28-9, 35

zinc-refining, 194

Zulus, 152



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