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Kington, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Kington, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 7 miles NE by N of Pershore. Post town, Worcester. Acreage, 1071; population of the civil parish, 101; of the ecclesiastical, 184. The living is a rectory, united with that of Dormston, in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £180 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1881.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishKington St. James 
Poor Law unionPershore 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR7
Post TownWorcester