Wyrley

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Cheslyn Hay
... The former Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay railway station closed in 1965 ... the station also serves the adjacent villages of Cheslyn Hay and Great Wyrley (The former Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay railway station closed in the 1960s) ... During the 19th century the area was know colloquially as the Wyrley Bank (in the local dialect Wyrley Bonk) ...
The 'Great Wyrley Outrages'
... In 1903 the place was the scene of the "Great Wyrley Outrages", a series of slashings of horses, cows and sheep ... Local myth remembers the Outrages to have been enacted by "The Wyrley Gang", although Conan Doyle believed that they were the work of a single person, a local butcher's boy and sometime sailor called Royden Sharp ... Poison pen letters in the name of the "Wyrley Gang" continued for another twenty-five years, but these were subsequently discovered to have been posted from outside the town by Enoch ...
Great Wyrley - Location
... Great Wyrley consists of two South Staffordshire wards, "Great Wyrley" and "Great Wyrley Landywood," the latter being home to the slightly more Southern area of Landywood ... However, the settlement of Little Wyrley lies within the parish of Norton Canes--a nearby village ... Great Wyrley lies just under two-and-a-half miles south of Cannock town centre, just under two miles east of Cheslyn Hay, and six-and-a-half miles north of Walsall town centre ...
Catshill Junction - Location
... Most of the Wyrley and Essington Canal, including Catshill Junction, was built on the 473-foot (144 m) contour, known as the Wolverhampton Level ... From Catshill Junction, the Wyrley and Essington Canal heads initially eastwards and then to the north ... were abandoned in 1954, but are the subject of a restoration campaign, and that section of the Wyrley and Essington is now known as the Lichfield Canal ...
Landywood
... part of the parish and village of Great Wyrley, and together with Great Wyrley and Cheslyn Hay, forms a community with a combined population in 2001 of almost 20,000 ... is part of the South Staffordshire ward named "Great Wyrley Landywood", which is just over one mile south of the Great Wyrley ward ... Primary School is located, and the Southern-most point of Landywood and the Great Wyrley parish ...