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Lindridge, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Lindridge, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands on the river Teme, 2½ miles E from Newnham Bridge station on the Tenbury and Bewdley branch of the G.W.R., and near the boundary with Salop, 5½ E by N of Tenbury. The parish contains also the hamlets of Eardiston and Broombank, and the ecclesiastical parishes of Knighton-upon-Teme and Pensax. Eardiston has a post office under Tenbury; money order office, Stanford Bridge; telegraph office, Newnham Bridge. The parish comprises 2496 acres; population of the civil parish, 691; of the ecclesiastical, 584. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £615 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church was rebuilt on the site of the previous one, and on a larger scale, in 1861, and is in the Early Decorated style, of local stone, lined internally with Bath stone. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Frith Common.

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 parishLindridge All Saints 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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.

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR15
Post TownTenbury Wells