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Pensax, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Pensax, a civil and an ecclesiastical parish in Lindridge parish, Worcestershire, 6 miles SE of Cleobury Mortimer, and 7 SW of Bewdley. Post town, Tenbury; money order and telegraph office. Great Witley. The civil parish comprises 1197 acres; population, 440. There is a parish council of seven members. The ecclesiastical parish was. constituted in 1844. Population, 547. Pensax Court and Penn Hall (formerly " Court of Penhull") are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £287 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Lindridge. The church was erected in 1832, and enlarged and improved in 1891. There is a mission church at Menith Wood.

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 
Civil parishLindridge 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pensax 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