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Aldridge, Walsall

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Aldridge, Walsall

Aldridge is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Walsall, in the West Midlands, England. Historically it was part of the county of Staffordshire, but in 1974 it was incorporated into the West Midlands county. It also became part of the borough of Walsall at this time, having originally been an independent local authority and then being merged with neighbouring Brownhills to form Aldridge-Brownhills UDC in 1966.
Post townWALSALL
Administrative CountyWalsall
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0500
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Other names by which Aldridge, Walsall has been known in the past


Aldridge, Walsall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aldridge, par. and township with ry. sta., E. Staffordshire, 3 miles NE. of Walsall -- par., 7752 ac. (with Great Barr), pop. 3017; township, pop. 1890; P.O. Potters' clay is worked, and there are collieries and a distillery.

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