MAPS AND PLACES

 



 Cradley places
 
    Hints and tips about Cradley places  ... read on     
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 Cradley in 1307
 
    A reconstructed map of Dudley Borough - including Cradley - as it was in 1307  ... read on     
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 Cradley Spa
 
    "One mile from the northern extremity of Cradley, in a romantic vale, agreeably diversified with plantations of firs, is a spring of salt water, called the Lady Well, highly esteemed on account of its medicinal qualities, and in summer it is very much frequented." - Preston's 1860 Directory of Worcestershire  ... read on     
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 16th century Worcestershire map
 
    John Speed's map of Worcestershire, published in 1610, was derived mainly from the earlier work of Christopher Saxton  ... read on     
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 1832 Dudley and environs map
 
    1832 map of Dudley Parliamentary Constituency, also depicting Cradley.

The map is a steel engraving from Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary.  ... read on
     
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 1840 Worcestershire map
 
    Worcestershire in 1840, from the 1840/1 Bentley's Directory of Worcestershire  ... read on     
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 1876 Post Office map
 
    The Post Office Map of Worcestershire, 1876 from Kelly's Directory of that year  ... read on     
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 1888 Ordnance Survey
 
    Map of Cradley from the 1888 Ordnance Survey  ... read on     
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 1888 Encyclopedia
 
    Worcestershire in 1888, from the 9th edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica  ... read on     
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 19th century transportation map
 
    "Map of Dudley and District, shewing Roads, Railways, Canals and Tramways"  ... read on     
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 Modern Ordnance Survey
 
    Maps of Cradley and the surrounding area  ... read on     
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 Parish locator
 
    People of the 19th century were more mobile than we assume, and would often travel beyond their local parish for major life events such as marriages.  We present a map and table of parishes around Cradley, derived from Mr David M. Bennett's ParLoc parish locator software.  ... read on     
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 Other map resources
 
    Other resources for maps of Cradley and Worcestershire  ... read on   
 

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