Place:Shenstone, Staffordshire, England

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NameShenstone
Alt namesStonnallsource: village in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.637°N 1.841°W
Located inStaffordshire, England
See alsoLichfield Rural, Staffordshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Lichfield (district), Staffordshire, Englandmunicipal district in which it has been located since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Shenstone is a village and civil parish in Staffordshire, England, between Lichfield and Birmingham. The parish also contains the village of Stonnall which is to the west of Shenstone village and close to Place:Brownhills, Staffordshire, England.

Shenstone was formerly the manufacturing home of the Norton Motorcycle. The old factory still remains on the outskirts of the village.

Stonnall

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Stonnall is a village in Staffordshire, England, in the civil parish of Shenstone. It is divided into Upper Stonnall and Lower Stonnall, Upper Stonnall being the bulk of the modern village, and Lower Stonnall the more rural farms and cottages to the east of Wallheath Lane. The western boundary of the village is formed by the Chester Road, a road that dates back to the Middle Ages.

The name Stonnall is originally derived from the Saxon words stan halh meaning stony valley. Through the ages it was called Stanahala in 1143, Stanhala in 1167 and Stonhal during Henry III's reign.

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