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Hadsor, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Hadsor, a parish in Worcestershire, on the Salt Way and the Birmingham and Worcester Canal, 1½ mile SE of Droit-wich. Post town, Droitwich. Acreage, 996; population of the civil parish, 138; of the ecclesiastical, 290. Hadsor House, the seat of the Galtons, is a modern Italian mansion, containing a valuable collection of paintings and sculptures. The living is a rectory, with that of Oddingley attached, in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £246. The church is Decorated, and was restored in 1835, and contains some 14th-century stained glass. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.

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 parishHadsor St. John the Baptist 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionDroitwich 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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