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HANDSWORTH

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 916 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HANDSWORTH. (I) An urban district in the Handsworth parliamentary division of Staffordshire, England, suburban to Birmingham on the north-west. Pop. (1891), 32,756; (1901) 52,021. (See BIRMINGHAM.) (2) An urban district in the Hallamshire parliamentary division of Yorkshire, 4 M. S.E.of Sheffield. Pop. (19or), 13,404. In this neighbourhood are extensive collieries and quarries.
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