Aerial view of Codsall

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Date:1963

Description:By 1963 the population of Codsall had grown to around 6,800 and the major change in the landscape is obvious. Post-Second World War housing schemes have replaced the Victorian villas and surrounding fields, leading to the biggest 15-year population increase in the village’s history.


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1080s
An Anglo-Saxon lord, Codsall 1086
An Anglo-Saxon lord, Codsall 1086

The earliest mention of Codsall is in the Domesday survey of 1086 [first 3 lines ...

1400s
The Will of William Wyts of Codsall, 15th century
The Will of William Wyts of Codsall, 15th century

This is a very rare document because most wills prior to the later 16th century ...

1580s
Parish Records of  St. Nicholas Church, Codsall
Parish Records of St. Nicholas Church, Codsall

Parish registers record baptisms, marriages and burials. The register above, begins ...

1830s
The story of Clara Greensell, of Codsall
The story of Clara Greensell, of Codsall

The story of Clara Greensell taken from court, parish and workhouse records. The ...

1950s
Aerial view of Codsall
Aerial view of Codsall

By 1950 the population was about 2,750. The main change visible on the aerial photograph ...

2000s
Aerial view of Codsall
Aerial view of Codsall

From 1963 to 2000 Codsall's population grew to about 11,200. Housing development ...

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Donor ref:SRO: 62/13/5902-3 (201/28201)

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