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Broadwas, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Broadwas, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, on the river Teme, 3½ miles from Knightwick station on the G.W.R, and 6 W of Worcester, under which there is a post office; money order office, Knightsford Bridge; telegraph office, Suckley railway station. The parish includes the hamlet of Broadgreen. Acreage, 1108; population, 295. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £216 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is partly Norman of the Transition period, partly Early English and Decorated. The chancel is paved with ancient heraldic tiles.

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 parishBroadwas St. Mary Magdalene 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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 Broadwas 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.

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester