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Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Bewdley, Worcestershire

Bewdley is a town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire, England, along the Severn Valley a few miles to the west of Kidderminster. It lies on the River Severn, and at the time of the 2001 census had a population of 9,178.
DistrictWyre Forest
Post townBewdley
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire / Shropshire
OS GridSO7875
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01299
Population9,178 (2001)

Other names by which Bewdley, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Beaudley ~ Beawdley ~ Beawdly ~ Bewdly

Bewdley, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bewdley, mun. bor. and township, Ribbesford par., Worcestershire, on river Severn, 3 miles SW. of Kidderminster and 126 miles from London by rail, 2110 ac., pop. 3088; p.o., t.o., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. It has mfrs. of combs, leather, and malt. It returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

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