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The massive expansion in iron and coal industries led to the population of Tipton expanding rapidly through the 19th century, going from 4,000 at the beginning of the century to 30,000 at the end.

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During World War II (1939–1945), there were a number of air raids on the town.

On 19 November 1940, three people were killed by a Luftwaffe bomb which was dropped in Bloomfield Road and destroyed several buildings including The Star public house; this was rebuilt after the war but demolished in 1996.

Most of the traditional industries which once dominated the town have since disappeared.

The Black Country Living Museum in nearby Dudley re-creates life in the early 20th century Black Country, in original buildings which have been painstakingly rebuilt and furnished, many of them being transported from - or based on - sites originally located in Tipton.

There is a residential canal basin at the museum, reflecting Tipton's former status in popular local culture as the Venice of the Midlands due to its extensive network of canals, although some of town's canals were infilled during the 1960s and 1970s.

The towpaths of the remaining canals today form a vital cycling, wildlife and leisure facility.

The Tipton Tavern and New Road Methodist Church was destroyed and a number of nearby houses were damaged.

Tipton Tavern landlord Roger Preece was trapped in the rubble but survived with minor injuries.

It is a part of the West Midlands conurbation and is a part of the Black Country.

Historically within Staffordshire, Tipton was an urban district until 1938, when it became a municipal borough.

From details of the 1801 census, it records 834 houses with 872 families living in Tipton. An adult population of 4,280 is also recorded with males numbered at 2,218 and slightly fewer females at 2,062.

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