Worcester

Worcester, the county town of Worcestershire, on the left bank of the Severn, 26 m. SE. of Birmingham; a very ancient place, and a handsome city, with a noble old Gothic cathedral; is famous for its blue porcelain ware and other industries, particularly glove-making; was the scene in 1651 of Cromwell's victory over the Royalists, which he called his “crowning mercy.”

Population (circa 1900) given as 42,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Woolwich * Worcester
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