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Rushock, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Rushock, a parish in Worcestershire, 2¼ miles ESE of Hartlebury station on the G.W.R., 5 N of Droitwich, and 5 SE of Kidderminster. It has a post office under Droitwich; money order and telegraph office, Chaddesley Corbett. Acreage, 1257; population, 165. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £168. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, erected in 1758, was restored in 1872.

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 parishRushock St. Michael 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionKidderminster 

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 Rushock 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.

DistrictWyre Forest
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR9
Post TownDroitwich