The information used in this section has come from a wide variety of sources, including the following:

Martin Billing's Directory and Gazetteer for Worcestershire, published in 1855. M. Billing, Steam Press Offices, Livery Street, Birmingham.

Harrison, Harrod & Company's Directory and Gazetteer, published in 1861. T. Danks, London.

Black Country Canals. Paul Collins. 2001. Sutton Publishing.

Railway Reminiscences. George P. Neele. 1904. McCorquodale & Company Limited, Cardington Street, London.

A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, volume 7, The West Midlands. Rex Christiansen. 1973. David & Charles.

Stourbridge and its Historic Locomotives. Edited by Paul Collins. 1989. Dudley Leisure Services.

The History of the London and North Western Railway. Wilfred L. Steel. 1914.

Dudley as it was. David F. Radmore. 1981. Dudley Public Libraries.

Dudley in Old Picture Postcards. David F. Radmore. 1985. European Library - Zaltbommel, Netherlands.

Illustrated Chronicle of the Castle and Barony of Dudley. John Hemingway. 2006, Friends of Dudley Castle.

An Illustrated Chronicle of Dudley Town and Manor. John Hemingway. 2009. MFH Publishing.

The Story of Dudley. Edward Chitham. 2014. The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Dudley, as it was and as it is today. G. Chandler and I. C. Hannah. 1949. B. T. Batsford Limited.

The Guest Hospital Dudley. H. Raymond Hurst. 1971. John Lukis, Hall Street, Dudley.

Dudley: The Twentieth Century. Hilary Atkins, Diane Matthews and Samantha Robins. 1999. Sutton Publishing.

Griffiths' Guide to the Iron Trade of Great Britain. Samuel Griffiths. Pub. 1873.

Theatre of Dreams. A History of Dudley Hippodrome. David Harrison. 2018. Geoffrey Publications, Kingswinford.

Cinemas of the Black Country. Ned Williams. 1982. Uralia Press.

Annual Health Report for 1958. County Borough of Dudley. Dudley Council.

The Black Country Living Museum, 25 Years. David F. Vodden. 2000. Sutton Publishing Limited.

Dudley Rediscovered. Ned Williams. 2008. Uralia Press.

Golden Years of Dudley. 2009. True North Books Limited.

The statue of the Earl of Dudley and the entrance to Dudley Castle. From an old postcard.

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