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Huddington, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Huddington, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, on Dean Brook, 4¼ miles SSE of Droitwich. Post town, Droitwich. Acreage, 981; population, 81. Huddington Hall, a fine Elizabethan moated mansion, was formerly the residence of the Winter family, two of whom were concerned in the Gunpowder Plot. The manor belongs to the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £70. Patron, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The church is chiefly Perpendicular, and contains a rood-screen, a piscina, and a tablet to Sir George Winter who died 1658; it has an open belfry. A handsome reredos, in memory of a former vicar of the parish-subject, "The Last Supper"-was erected in 1893.

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 parishHuddington St. Michael 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionDroitwich 

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


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR9
Post TownDroitwich