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MOXLEY, a village in Wednesbury parish, and a chapelry partly also in Darlaston and Wolverhampton parishes, Stafford. The village stands near the Oxford, Birmingham, and Wolverhampton railway, 1 mile S E of Bilston; is a modern place, sharing in the manufactories of the Black country; and has a station, jointly with Bradley, on the railway, and a post-office under Wednesbury. ... The chapelry was constituted in 1845. Pop. in 1861, 3, 857. Houses, 749. Pop. of the Wednesbury portion, 1, 123. Houses, 209. Pop. of the Darlaston portion, 2, 311. Houses, 455. The property is sub-divided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £213.* Patron, alternately the Crown and the Bishop. The church is modern and neat. ( from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales - 1872)
Today Moxley is a much changed place from the one described 150 or so years ago, but it still retains very much a community sprit and at the heart of that community we endeavour at the Centre to meet all the needs of todays diverse population.