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Lower Mitton, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Mitton, Lower, a township in Kidderminster parish, Worcestershire, and an ecclesiastical parish partly also in. Hartlebury parish. The township includes the town of Stourport, and comprises 981 acres; population, 3504. The ecclesiastical parish includes Upper Mitton and Wilden. Population, 5768. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £340 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kidderminster. The church is a plain brick structure. A new church was erected in 1895, and there is a church at Wilden. There are Wesleyan, Congregational, and Primitive Methodist chapels. See STOURPORT.

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 
Civil parishKidderminster 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionKidderminster 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lower Mitton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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