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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Inkberrow St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Alcester|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Inkberrow from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Inkberrow, or Inkborough (St. Peter))
Land and Property
The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.
Online maps of Inkberrow are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:
The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.