Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Tamworth is a town in Staffordshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Tamworth within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Tamworth in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Tamworth, mun. bor., par., township, and market town, Staffordshire and Warwickshire, at the confluence of the Tame and the Anker, 6½ miles SE. of Lichfield, 22 miles SE. of Stafford, and 110 miles NW. of London by rail - par., 11,602 ac., pop. 14,096; township and bor., 200 ac., pop. 4891; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 2 news-papers. Market-day, Saturday. Tamworth is a well built place, with a fine old church, a modernised Norman castle, and a monument to Sir Robert Peel. The mfrs. include tape, paper, smallwares, tanning, and brewing. Coal mines are worked in the vicinity, and the market gardens send produce to Birmingham. Tamworth was a place of importance in Saxon times; it was incorporated in the third year of Elizabeth, and sent 2 members to Parliament from a very early period until 1885.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Tamworth Castle, township, Tamworth par., Warwickshire, pop. 357.

Tamworth in the Domesday Book

A village in Offlow hundred, in the county of Staffordshire.

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