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Doverdale, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Doverdale, a parish in Worcestershire, on an affluent of the river Severn, 3½ miles NW of Droitwich. Post town, Droitwich. Acreage, 749; population, 63. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, o£240 with residence. The church is ancient and was restored in 1858.

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 parishDoverdale St. Mary 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionDroitwich 

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 Doverdale 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 Doverdale are available from a number of sites:


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 districtWR9
Post TownDroitwich