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Inkberrow, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Inkberrow, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands near the boundary with Warwickshire, 5½ miles W of Alcester station on the M.R. and G.W.R., and — SSW of Redditch; and has a post and money order office under Redditch; telegraph office, Feckenham. The parish includes also Cookhill, Boutts, Cladswell, Holboro' Green, Stockwood, andStockgreen. Acreage, 6 879; population, 162 8. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Abergavenny. The land is hilly. A nunnery anciently stood at Cokehill; was founded by Gervase of Canterbury in the time of Richard I.; and was refonnded in 1260 by Isabella, Countess of Warwick, who became one of its nuns. Stone is quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £334 with residence. Patron, the Marquis of Abergavenny. The church is large, chiefly Perpendicular, and contains sedilia and an altar-tomb of 1631. It was restored in 1888. There is a chapel of ease at Cookhill, and Baptist chapels at Inkberrow and Cokehill.

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 parishInkberrow St. Peter 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionAlcester 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Inkberrow 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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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR7
Post TownWorcester