Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Solihull

Solihull, market town and par. with ry. sta., Warwickshire, 6½ miles S.E. of Birmingham - par., 12,233 ac., pop. 5280; town, pop. 3034; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Solihull has an endowed grammar school, where William Shenstone (1714-63), the poet, was educated.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Solihull AP/CP       Solihull Urban CP       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Solihull

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