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Sedgley, Coseley, Upper and Lower Gornal.

Sedgley is an extensive parish, in the northern division of the hundred of Seisdon: the village which is densely populated, is 3 miles N.N.W. from Dudley and the like distance S. from Wolverhampton; situated in the midst of a county abounding with coal, ironstone and limestone. The colleries are valuable and the iron trade most extensive; the latter comprising the manufacturer of nails, screws, chains, fire irons and a variety of other articles. A great extent of the Essington and Wryerley canal intersects the Parish in various directions, affording a ready transit for those articles...click to continue

Text of Pigot & Co. Commercial Directory 1835

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