Sapey, Lower, or Sapey Pilchard, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Sapey, Lower, or Sapey Pilchard, a parish in Worcestershire, on the river Frome, 5 miles NE by N of the Worcester and Bromyard branch of the G.W.R. Post town, Worcester; money order office, Clifton-on-Teme; telegraph office, Stamford Bridge. Acreage, 1696; population, 201. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £161 with residence. The old church is now disused, and a new church was erected in 1877 in the Early English style.

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


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

Ancient County Worcestershire
Ecclesiastical parish Sapey-Pritchard St. Bartholomew
Hundred Doddingtree
Poor Law union Bromyard

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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