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ID: 7011122
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 002 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located along River Stour & Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal; given to count Cyneberght by King Aethelbald in 8th cen., then to Cenwulf, King of Mercia ca. 816; once important center of cloth trade in 14th cen.; carpet manufacturing center since 1735.

Names:
Kidderminster (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Stour-in-Usmere (H,V)  ............ 8th cen.

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 Worcestershire (county)  ................  Worcestershire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kidderminster (inhabited place)  ....................  Kidderminster (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was an important early center
town (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Kidderminster..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 851
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 100
..........................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Stour-in-Usmere..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 850
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 850; VI, 851
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2599903
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 100
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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