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Harvington, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Harvington, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands on the borders of Warwickshire, half a mile W of the river Avon, and 3½ miles N by W of Evesham, and has a station on the Birmingham, Evesham, and Ashchurch section of the M.R., and a post and money order office under Evesham; telegraph office, at the railway station. The parish comprises 1310 acres; population, 524. H.R.H. The Duc d'Aumale is lord of the manor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £294 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is Early English, with a Norman tower, and has been restored.

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 parishHarvington St. James 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionEvesham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Harvington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR11
Post TownEvesham