Wood's copper money for Ireland and America was coined at Wolverhampton (1700-1722), and the tradesmen's tokens were struck at various towns.
from Birmingham, and includes Smethwick, West Bromwich, Dudley, Oldbury, Sedgley, Tipton, Bilston, Wednesbury, Wolverhampton and Walsall as its most important centres.
SEDGLEY, an urban district of Staffordshire, England, between Dudley and Wolverhampton, in the parliamentary borough of Wolverhampton.
JONATHAN WILD (c. 1682-1725), English criminal, was born about 1682 at Wolverhampton, where his father was a wig-maker.
Walsall (Waleshales, Walshall, Walsaler) is included in the list of lands given in 996 to the church of Wolverhampton, which, however, did not retain it long.
Southward from the Pennines there may be mentioned, in the midlands, the small elevated tract of Charnwood Forest (Bardon Hill, 912 ft.) in Leicestershire, and Cannock Chase (775 ft.) and the Clent Hills (928 ft.), respectively north and south of the great manufacturing district of Birmingham and Wolverhampton.
Several small coal-fields rise through the Red rocks - the largest, between Stafford and Birmingham, forms the famous " Black Country," with Wolverhampton and Dudley as centres, where the manufacture of iron has preserved a historic continuity, for the great Forest of Arden supplied charcoal until the new fuel from the pits took its place.
With this object an autumn session was held, and the Parish Councils Act, introduced by Mr Fowler (afterwards Lard Wolverhampton), was passed, after important amendments, which had been introduced into it in the House of Lords, had been reluctantly accepted by Gladstone.
WOLVERHAMPTON, a market town, and municipal, county and parliamentary borough of Staffordshire, England, 125 m.
of Wolverhampton (the Black Country) coal and ironstone are mined.
The parliamentary borough of Wolverhampton has three divisions, each returning one member.
The town of Wolverhampton (Handone, Wolvernehamptone, Wollernehampton) seems to have grown up round the church of St Mary, afterwards the royal free chapel of Wolverhampton, probably founded in 996 by Wulfruna, widow of the earl of Northampton, who in that year endowed it with extensive lands.
In 1204 John granted the manor of Wolverhampton to the church, and at the Reformation it was held by the dean of the collegiate body; in 1553 Edward VI.
During the Great Rebellion the sympathies of Wolverhampton were royalist.
An account of Wolverhampton published in 1751 stated that the chief manufacture was locks, "here being the most ingenious locksmiths in England," and attributed the slow growth of the town to the fact that most of the land was church property.
Wolverhampton was incorporated in 1848 as a municipal borough.
The Wolverhampton Chapel case began in 1817, the more important Hewley Fund case in 1830; both were decided against the Unitarians in 1842.
of Wolverhampton and 124 N.W.
The town is within the parliamentary borough of Wolverhampton.
asbestos insulation material made a 40-mile round trip from Wolverhampton to Telford releasing fibers all the way.
blondeall escort service in Wolverhampton by simply stunning looking blond bombshell, to good to be true!
March 10th Town temporarily banish the away-day blues with a 2-2 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In there was the biggest second hand booksellers in Wolverhampton.
The many fine Victorian buildings in Wolverhampton are testimony to the prosperity of the town in the 19th century.
bull terrier puppy called Boston was stolen at a busy Wolverhampton show.
The national rail site said the busses took an hour to do Telford - Wolverhampton which is just silly time.
Wolverhampton had been visited by many famous Victorian circuses and menageries but had never seen anything on this scale.
The Worthington Cup first-round clash with the mighty Wolverhampton Wanderers will be beamed around Britain on satellite television.
colliery proprietor near Wolverhampton, where he amassed considerable wealth.
draper's business at 20 Queen Square, Wolverhampton, which had possibly been his father's firm.
He owned a draper 's business at 20 Queen Square, Wolverhampton, which had possibly been his father's firm.
February 27th Huddersfield manage a creditable draw away from home at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Tuesday December 6 Dance, acting and murder in the world of 1940s film noir, as Wolverhampton's Arena Theater presents SILENT MOVIE.
In September 1703 the inhabitants of Wolverhampton purchased a fire engine and twenty-four buckets for the water.
gentlemanis available to entertain gentlemen on an outcall basis in the Wolverhampton, Stafforshire, Cheshire and Manchester areas.
grandparents born in Wolverhampton - or three, or even two?
Born at Gnosall near Stafford in 1790, by 1814 he was running a greengrocer 's shop in Dudley Street, Wolverhampton.
Wolverhampton's Fredrik Lindgren was struck by mechanical gremlins, leaving him unable to complete the race, whilst Davey Watt took third position.
The performance of medium grade recycled glass grit supplied by Wolverhampton Abrasives was compared with copper slag using the same blasting equipment.
The OPICO grass harrow in operation on the all weather sand track at Wolverhampton Racecourse.
Neachells Hall was a moated homestead which stood for many years on the Wolverhampton side of the road near its junction with Strawberry Lane.
A skip loaded with waste asbestos insulation material made a 40-mile round trip from Wolverhampton to Telford releasing fibers all the way.
WOLF - The Wolverhampton online learning framework - a system to support learning accessible through the university intranet.
The well-known and fiercely competitive online auction marketplace has released positions for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Clubs all over the UK.
Some years ago the deceased was a colliery proprietor near Wolverhampton, where he amassed considerable wealth.
The plaque commemorates an excellent restoration of what has proved to be Wolverhampton's oldest building.
The scene becomes almost rural especially beside Wolverhampton Horse Track.
Queen Victoria visited Wolverhampton on November 30th 1866 to unveil the statue to Prince Albert.
The site, called The stratosphere, is 1.6 km north of Wolverhampton city center.
The oldest town hall in Wolverhampton was in High Green.
In the 18th century the Giffard family had two town houses in Wolverhampton, one in Victoria Street, and another in North Street.
From the dirt and smoke of Wolverhampton came spectacular and glamorous japanned ware.
It is based in Wolverhampton but serves the whole of West Midlands region and beyond.
Thus, locks are a specialty at Wolverhampton and Willenhall, and keys at Wednesfield; horses' bits, harness-fittings and saddlery at Walsall and Bloxwich, anchors and cables at Tipton, glass at Smethwick, and nails and chains at Cradley.
The plaque commemorates an excellent restoration of what has proved to be Wolverhampton 's oldest building.
The site, called The Stratosphere, is 1.6 km north of Wolverhampton city center.
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