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Oldbury (West Midlands, England)


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  • Variants

    • Oldbury (Warley, West Midlands, England)
    • Borough of Oldbury (West Midlands, England)
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    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
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        England
    • Associated Locale

        West Midlands, England
    • Associated Locale

        Worcestershire, England
    • Associated Locale

        Sandwell, England
    • Associated Locale

        Warley, West Midlands, England
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Oldbury (Worcestershire, England)
  • Sources

    • found: Oldbury Wesley Church Saturday July 1st, 1944, at 6.30 p.m. selections from Mendelssohn's Elijah will be given by a choir of 100 voices, [1944]prelim. (Oldbury, Worcestershire)
    • found: Desirable structural features for the design of front and rear underrun bumpers for heavy goods vehicles, 1984:cover (Oldbury, Warley, West Midlands)
    • found: Old-time Oldbury, 2000:prelims. (Oldbury, West Midlands) p.1 (Oldbury was a progressive town and in 1935 received its charter, becoming the Borough of Oldbury)
    • found: Gazetteer of British Place Names WWW Site, 5 Sept. 2006:(Oldbury, Worcestershire, West Midlands)
    • found: Collins Britain atlas and gazeteer, 1999(Oldbury, W. Mid.; suburb, of Warley, 5m/8km W of Birmingham)
    • found: Wikipedia, 7 Aug. 2013(Oldbury, West Midlands; a town in the West Midlands in England; administrative centre of the borough of Sandwell; Oldbury was part of the ancient parish of Halesowen, a detached part of Shropshire (surrounded by Worcestershire and Staffordshire) until the Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844, when it was incorporated back into Worcestershire after an absence of nine-hundred years; became an Urban District in 1894, receiving Municipal Borough status in 1935; in 1966, Oldbury was merged with the County Borough of Smethwick and the Municipal Borough of Rowley Regis to form the County Borough of Warley, and the geographical county boundaries were also changed to include the whole of Warley as part of Worcestershire; in 1974, Oldbury became part of the new Sandwell Metropolitan Borough (a merger between the county boroughs of West Bromwich and Warley) and was then part of the West Midlands Metropolitan County, which no longer exists as an administrative authority)
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    • 2006-09-05: new
    • 2013-08-09: revised
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