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ID: 7010988
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Walsall (inhabited place)  Walsall (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 36 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.6000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on ridge between Wolverhampton & Birmingham; metal & leather processing town since 14th cen.; important nail, iron & saddlery industries began in 17th cen.; limestone & ironstone quarried in 19th & 20th cen.; coal mined until 1930s.

Names:
Walsall (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Wallsall (NA,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of West Midlands (county)  ................  West Midlands (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Walsall (unitary authority)  ....................  Walsall (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Walsall (inhabited place)  ........................  Walsall (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important medieval commercial center
town (C)
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
mining center (H)
regional capital (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Wallsall..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Walsall..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 478
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 212
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 478
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2610816
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 212
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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