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Oldberrow, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Oldberrow, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, almost surrounded by Warwickshire, 2 miles W of Henley-in-Arden station on the G.W.R., and 4 ENE of Studley station on the M.R. Post town, Henley-in-Arden, under Birmingham. Acreage, 1236; population, 73. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; commuted tithe rent charge, £206 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1875, in the Early English style.

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 parishOldberrow St. Mary 
HundredBlackenhurst 
Poor Law unionAlcester 

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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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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