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Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Grafton Flyford or Grafton-super-Flyford (so called because at the base of the hill on which the church stands there runs the "Fly" stream, formerly crossed at the ford, in lieu of which there is now a bridge), a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 8 miles E by N of Worcester, and 8 N by E of Pershore, with a post office under Worcester; money order office, Inkberrow; telegraph office, Spetchley goods railway station. The parish includes the hamlet of Libbery. Acreage, 1680; population, 196. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester, endowed with 270 acres of glebe and a rectory house. Patron, the Earl of Coventry. The church was rebuilt in 1874, but the ancient tower remains; the chancel contains sedilia.

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 
HundredPershore 
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 Grafton Flyford 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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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Libbery

Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR7
Post TownWorcester