Flyford Flavel, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Flyford Flavel, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 6½ miles NE of Pershore. Post town, Worcester; money order and telegraph office, Pershore. Acreage, 692; population, 169. Remains of fossil shells are plentiful, and there is a medicinal spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £107 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1883.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Worcestershire
Ecclesiastical parish Flyford-Flavel St. John the Baptist
Hundred Pershore
Poor Law union Pershore

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

The register dates from the year 1676.


Churches

Church of England

St. Peter (parish church)

The church of St. Peter is a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, wooden south porch and an embattled western tower containing 2 bells: the entire church was restored, in 1883, under the direction of Mr. W. J. Hopkins, architect, of Worcester, and opened Dec. 27, 1883, the cost (£1,500) being defrayed by the late William Laslett esq, of Abberton Hall: there are 120 sittings.


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Flyford Flavel from the following:


Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.