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Bishampton, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Bishampton, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, in the vale of Evesham, 3¼ miles N by W of Fladbury station on the G.W.R., and 4½ NE of Pershore, under which there is a post office; money order office, Fladbury; telegraph office, Fladbury railway station. Acreage, 1910; population, 377. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £197 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church was rebuilt in 1871, with tho exception of the western tower, which is of Perpendicular date; it retains a Norman doorway and windows, and a Norman font. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 parishBishampton St. Peter 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionPershore 

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 Bishampton 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.

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR10
Post TownPershore