Broome, Worcestershire

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Worcestershire, Staffordshire
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Location: 52°24’14"N, 2°8’42"W
Population: 338
Post town: Stourbridge
Postcode: DY9
Local Government
Council: Wyre Forest

Broome is a village and parish, which along with adjacent Clent, forms a detached part of Staffordshire in Worcestershire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 338.[1] The village is situated just south of the Birmingham and Black Country conurbation and includes the village of Broome as well as the hamlets of Hackmans Gate and Yieldingtree.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broome like this:

BROOM, a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester; 1 mile E of Churchill r. station, and 3½ S of Stourbridge. Post Town, Churchill, under Kidderminster. Acres, 716. Real property, £1,726. Pop., 118. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Broom House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £320.* Patron, J. G. Bourne, Esq. The church is a brick structure, with a tower; and contains a marble monument by Flaxman.[2]


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