Stone, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Stone, a parish in Worcestershire, 2 miles ESE of Kidderminster, with a post office under Kidderminster; money order and telegraph office, Kidderminster. It includes the hamlet of Shenstone. Acreage, 2516; population, 568. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. Stone House, Dunclent, and Spennell House are chief residences. There is a worsted mill. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £576 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was erected in 1831, and is in the Decorated style, with a tower and spire.

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 Stone St. Mary
Hundred Halfshire
Poor Law union Kidderminster

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


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stone from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Stone are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Dunclent
Shenstone


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWyre Forest
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDY10
Post TownKidderminster