Place:


Kings Norton  Worcestershire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Kings Norton like this:

Kings Norton.-- town and par. with ry. sta., Worcestershire, in NE. of co., 5½ miles S. of Birmingham, 12,132 ac., pop. 34,071; P.O., T.O.; the Birmingham and Worcester Canal here passes through a tunnel 16 ft. wide, 18 ft. high, and nearly 2 miles long; there are extensive paper mills, rolling mills, a large screw factory, and well-known chocolate works.

Kings Norton through time

Kings Norton is now part of Birmingham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Birmingham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kings Norton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kings Norton, in Birmingham and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/977

Date accessed: 04th June 2020


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