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Rochford, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Rochford, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, on the river Teme, 2¼ miles E of Tenbury. There is a post office under Tenbury; money order and telegraph office, Tenbury. Acreage, 1372, population, 280. Eochford House is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £218. The church is Norman, and was restored and enlarged in 1865. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishRochford St. Michael 
HundredDoddingtree 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

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 Rochford 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.

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR15
Post TownTenbury Wells