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Broom or Broome, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Broom or Broome, a parish in Worcestershire, 1 mile E of Churchill station on the G.W.R., and 3½ miles S of Stourbridge, which is the post town; money order office, Clent; telegraph office, Hagley. Acreage, 731; population, 109. Broom House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £160 with residence. The church is a brick structure, with a tower, and contains a marble figure and tablet by Flaxman to Mrs. Hill.

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 parishBroom St. Peter 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionKidderminster 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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