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Handsworth, Birmingham

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Handsworth, Birmingham

Handsworth is an inner city, urban area of Birmingham in the West Midlands Handsworth lies just outside the Birmingham City Centre.
Administrative CountyBirmingham
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSP0390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Other names by which Handsworth, Birmingham has been known in the past


Handsworth, Birmingham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Handsworth.-- town and par. (ry. sta. Handsworth and Smethwick), E. Staffordshire, NW. suburb of Birmingham -- par., 7680 ac., pop. 24,251; town, pop. 22,896; P.O., T.O.

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