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Acton Beauchamp, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Acton-Beauchamp, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 4 miles SE of Bromyard. It has a post office under Worcester; money order and telegraph office, Bromyard. Acreage, 1544; population, 216. The property belonged anciently to the Beauchamps. The village is somewhat scattered, and is situated on the borders of Herefordshire. There is an intermittent mineral spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £256. The church, dedicated to St Giles, is a stone edifice in the Norman style,

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 CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishActon-Beauchamp St. Giles 
HundredDoddingtree 
Poor Law unionBromyard 

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


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Acton Beauchamp 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.

CountyHerefordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester