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Pedmore, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Pedmore, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, under Clent Hills, 1½ mile SSE of Stourbridge. There is a post office under Stourbridge; money order and telegraph office, Hagley. Acreage, 1510; population, 476. The manor belongs to Old Swinford Hospital. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £360 with residence. Patrons, the feoffees of Old Swinford Hospital The church is Norman, and with the exception of the tower was almost entirely rebuilt in 1871.

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 parishPedmore St. Peter 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionBromsgrove 

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


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pedmore from the following:


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.

DistrictDudley
CountyDudley
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDY9
Post TownStourbridge