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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 1005 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TIPTON, an urban district of Staffordshire, England, in the parliamentary borough of Wednesbury, adjacent to Dudley (IZ m. S.), served by the London & North Western and Great Western railways. Pop. (1901), 30,543. Its streets are interspersed with coal-mines and iron works. Heavy iron goods are the principal products, anchors and cables being a speciality; there are numerous furnaces and rolling mills; also cement-works, brick-works and maltings. The village round which the modern town sprang up is mentioned in Domesday as Tibbington; its ancient church was undermined and collapsed in 1797.
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TIPSTAFF (Mid. Eng. tipped staf)

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