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A year later the number of books had increased to 1, By the late s the School of Design had been incorporated into the Institute and it occupied premises at the corner of Foster Street. By a Working Man’s Institute had opened in Stourbridge and there was discussion as to a possible merger, it being thought that the town was too. Nigel Perry,A History of Stourbridge (Phillimore, ). typical Victorian workday, painstakingly copy examples of classical ornament or draw foliage for hours, and then walk home in the dark. Although the Stourbridge School of Art sought to enrol employees engaged in glass manufacturing, the industry work schedule (six hours of work followed by. Stourbridge Time warps have proved to be very popular, but they take longer to put together than you might think. The biggest problem is trying to get the perspective of the present-day photo to match the original as closely as possible. Special thanks to Bob Clarke and the now late H. Jack Haden for permission to use the original photos. Coronavirus: Thank you for the amazing support we have received from our customers during the last few months. Our office and factory are based in a rural area which has made it practical for us to remain open for business. Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking a little.

A further step in local government was taken in when Stourbridge, Lye and Wollescote and the parish of Amblecote obtained Urban District status with Pedmore becoming part of Bromsgrove Rural District. By this time Stourbridge had become an important local railway centre; steam trams had been replaced by electric trams, there was extensive.   I don't have precise information, but just a couple of years before you want as the start date, so may all still apply, the Bentleys Guide to Stourbridge contains the following under Stourbridge Places of Worship: Stourbridge in Oldswinford Parish, so Oldswinford church St Thomas - in Rye Market Christ Church - in Lye. The Stourbridge Line offers a variety of scenic excursions and themed train rides from Presidents' Day through the holiday season including the popular fall foliage season. Located hours from New York City and Philadelphia, The Stourbridge Line is great for a family day trip or vacationing in the area. The population of Stourbridge according to the census Stourbridge Municipal Borough was created, replacing the former Stourbridge Urban District. The Stourbridge Union workhouse became the Stourbridge Public Assistance Institution. This subsequently developed into Wordsley Hospital.

Industrial Unit in Stourbridge and District, ", in West Midlands Studies, VIII (). 2 For a detailed occupational analysis, see my article ' Working Conditions in Victorian Stourbridge", in: International Review of Social History, XIX (). 8 These figures may be compared with Peter Lasletťs conclusion that the mean. HAGLEY ROAD 1. SO 1/ Stourbridge College of Art GV II 2. College of Art, formerly town library and technical college. and by Frederick Woodward. Red brick with terracotta dressings and Cumberland and Welsh slate roofs with various brick stacks. The Stourbridge Project is the conversion of the former Stourbridge Elementary School, located at the County's Park Street Complex in Honesdale, into a technology-based business enterprise center. The County owns the building and WEDCO has entered into a lease for its ent SF for the purpose of developing a business-incubator-type. Stourbridge then went on from strength to strength, culminating in winning the Midland Division Championship in under the managership of John Chambers. But disappointment followed when Southern League officials refused promotion due to the shared use of the Ground with the Cricket Club.