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Staffordshire Place Guide - Clent

Clent

All of the links in the table below enable you to view Collection catalogues in our online catalogue Gateway to the Past. Where there is no link this is either because we hold the collection but the catalogue is not yet online, or because the collection is held by another Archive Service, or is still in the hands of the organisation itself.

Location  
OS County Series 6 inches to 1 mile sheet 75NW
OS National Grid 6 inches to 1 mile sheet  SO97NW
OS National Grid reference   SO928793
Church of England   
Ancient Parish Clent
Ancient Chapelry Rowley Regis
Local Government   
Civil Parish (a) Clent (to 1844); thereafter in Worcestershire.
Civil Parish (b) Rowley Regis (to 1966); 1966 split into four parts, added to Dudley County Borough, Halesowen Municipal Borough, Warley County Borough, West Bromwich County Borough respectively.
Hundred (a) Chapelry of Rowley Regis : Seisdon North
Hundred (b) Township of Clent : Seisdon South (to 1844); Halfshire (Worcestershire) (from 1844)
Poor Law union (a) Chapelry of Rowley Regis : Dudley Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
Poor Law Union (b) Township of Clent : Bromsgrove Poor Law Union (1836-1930)
District Council (a) Majority of Rowley Regis civil parish : Rowley Regis Urban District (1894-1933); Rowley Regis Municipal Borough (1933-1966). 1966 split into four parts, added to Dudley County Borough, Halesowen Municipal Borough, Warley County Borough, West Bromwich County Borough respectively.
District Council (b) Minority of Rowley Regis civil parish : Dudley County Borough (from before 1867)
District Council (c) Clent civil parish : Transferred to Worcestershire 1844.
Parliamentary Representation   
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1970) (a) Majority of chapelry of Rowley Regis : Southern Staffordshire (1832-1867); West Staffordshire (1867-1885); Kingswinford (1885-1948); Rowley Regis and Tipton (1948-1970)
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1970) (b) Minority of chapelry of Rowley Regis : Southern Staffordshire (1832-1867); Dudley (1867-1970)
Parliamentary Constituency (to 1970) (c) Township of Clent : transferred to Worcestershire for Parliamentary purposes in 1832.

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