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Bransford, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Bransford, a township and a chapelry in Leigh parish, Worcestershire, on the river Teme, 4 miles SW by W of Worcester. The township has a station of the name of Bransford Road on the G.W.R., and a post office at Bransford Bridge; money order and telegraph office, Worcester. Acreage, 1062; population, 230. Bransford Bridge was built in 1338 by Bishop Walstan. The chapelry is annexed to the rectory of Leigh. The church is a small ancient building, containing a piscina.

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 
Civil parishPowick 
HundredPershore 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bransford 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 Bransford are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester