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"CRADLEY, a parish in the hundred of RADLOW, county of HEREFORD, comprising the townships of East and West Cradley, and containing 1459 inhabitants, of which number, 739 are in the township of East Cradley, 7 miles (N. by E.) from Ledbury. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £18, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. James." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]



  • Hunt, Mrs Wynnell M - Cradley - A Village History. New edition, published by Cromwell Press, Trowbridge, Wilts, 2004. 158p. (h/b) illustrated, some colour. Price £12.50+p.&p. Available from the author, phone 01886 880 859.

    Chapters are on 1: Churches, Chapels and Mormons (with reference to Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff); 2: Care of the Poor; 3: Cradley and Storridge Schools; 4: The Countryside; 5: Occupations; 6: Transport and Communications; 7: Buildings; 8: Villiage Memories & Celebrations; 9. Reminiscences; 10. Places & Faces from the Past (with reference to Elgar and Arthur Bliss)


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  • Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Cradley in 1863, by Barbara Haner.


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Historical Geography

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