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Grafton Manor, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Grafton Manor, formerly extra-parochial, now a parish in Worcestershire, 2 miles SW of Bromsgrove. Acreage, 1517; population, 56. The manor belongs to the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The manor house is an ancient building, nearly destroyed by fire in 1710, and has since been rebuilt and enlarged. The manor was anciently a chapelry in the parish of Bromsgrove.

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 parishBromsgrove 
HundredHalfshire 

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 Manor from the following:


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.