Brierley Hill is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Staffordshire, created in 1842 from Kingswinford Ancient Parish.
Parish registers begin: 1766
Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Methodist New Connexion, Particular Baptist, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist.
Brierley-Hill, a chapelry in the parish of Kingswinford, northern division of the hund, of Seisdon, county of Stafford; 2 miles north-north east of Stourbridge, in the vicinity of the Stafford and Birmingham canal. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. of Stafford and dio. of Lichfield and Coventry, not in charge; rated in the parliamentary returns at £55 17s. 6d.; gross income £97. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. Dr. Penfold. In the vicinity are many collieries and extensive iron-works where steam-boilers are made. Pop. is returned with the parish.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851
Brierley Hill, co. Worcester.
P.T. Stourbridge (122) 2 m. NNE. Pop. with Pa.
A hamlet and chapelry in the parish of King’s Swinford and hundred of Seisdon; living, a perpetual curacy in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, not in charge; ann. val. P. R. 55l. 17s. 6d.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.