The Nuttall Encyclopedia
An old English town on the Stafford and Warwickshire border, 7 m. SE. of Lichfield; its history goes back to the time of the Danes, by whom it was destroyed in 911; an old castle, and the church of St. Edith, are interesting buildings; has prosperous manufactures of elastic, paper, &c.; has a bronze statue of Sir Robert Peel, who represented the borough in Parliament.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tamworth'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tamworth.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.