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Knightwick, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Knightwick, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, on the river Teme, at the boundary with Herefordshire, 5 miles E of Bromyard, and 4 SW by W of Martley, with a station on the Worcester and Bromyard branch of the G.W.R. Post town, Knightsford Bridge, under Worcester; telegraph office, Knightwick railway station. Acreage, 857; population of the civil parish, 143; of the ecclesiastical, with Doddenham, 366. The scenery is beautiful. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Doddenham, in the diocese of Worcester; net value,, £200 with residence. Patron, the-Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church stands at Knightsford Bridge, and was built in 1856.

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 parishKnightwick St. Mary 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Knightwick from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictMalvern Hills
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester