Place:Lickey, Worcestershire, England

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NameLickey
TypeUnknown
Located inWorcestershire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Lickey is a village in the north of Worcestershire, England approximately south west from the centre of Birmingham. It lies in Bromsgrove District and is situated on the Lickey Ridge, amongst the Lickey Hills, its proximity to countryside and the city makes it a popular commuter area. The civil parish of Lickey and Blackwell has a population of 4,140.

The name of the village of Lickey is thought to have derived from 'leac' (a clearing) and 'hey' (an enclosed space), perhaps referring to a clearing in the forest. The area forms part of the Lickey Hills Country Park.

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